The Journal: Yesterday and Today

In today’s Journal * Quotes of the Day * Yesterday * Today * Of Interest * The Numbers Quotes of the Day “You will never hear James Lee Burke speak at a conference about how to market a novel, how to brand one’s work, or the importance of co-op money to the success of one’s sales. My father talks about writing not as a commercial enterprise, nor even as a craft or as art, but as a destiny.” Alafair Burke Via The Passive Voice, “We protest against unjust criticism, but we accept unearned applause.” Jose Narosky Odd to me that … Read more

The Daily Journal, Saturday, January 26

Hey Folks, I think maybe the water in Vegas is affecting Dean’s brain. For as little as a $20 pledge to his KickStarter, you can now get a credit for a $150 classic workshop as well as two books. And at least one of those books is chock full of blog entries that can’t help but be informative. Check it out in “Of Interest.” I recommend making a $20 investment in your writing. *** Well, I bought a computer, an HP ProBook 11. It’s basically the same machine as my writing ‘puter but with a tiny, 11.6″ screen that I’ll … Read more