The Journal: A Very Short Post

In today’s Journal * Quotes of the Day * You can join Kevin Tumlinson * Yesterday * Today * Of Interest * The Numbers Quotes of the Day “Play around. Dive into absurdity and write. Take chances. You will succeed if you are fearless of failure.” Natalie Goldberg “Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don’t have the time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” Stephen King I learned in an email, you can join Kevin Tumlinson and Michael Bunker LIVE for Episode 3 of The Kevin Show, coming … Read more

The Journal: A Mishmash of Info

In today’s Journal * Final day to get * As I browse the internet * Yesterday * Today * Of Interest * The Numbers Final day to get ANYTHING on WMG Publishing’s (Dean Wesley Smith’s) Teachable account at 50% off. The sale closes at 5 p.m. today. For my money, there is no better, more knowledgeable, or more honest writing instructor than Dean Wesley Smith. Some have said I clarify things that Dean muddles. That’s simply because different instructors can get through in different ways to different students. But if it weren’t for Dean, I literally wouldn’t be where I … Read more

The Journal, Saturday, 10/21

Hey Folks, Well, I spent much of the morning on the Jerry Jenkins website I told you about yesterday. Here are my recommendations: — take advantage of the free giveaway for signing up for his newsletter. You can always unsubscribe later. — take advantage (with a grain of salt, as always) of the appropriate blog posts and other items listed on his Resources page. — take advantage of his blog, which I finally found at — be careful of spending money. Like many of these sites, it exists primarily to upsell you on other products. — avoid getting a … Read more