The Journal: Happy February

In today’s Journal * Aggregators (Distributors) and a new resource. * Of Interest Only a very short post today.For some reason I wanted to mark the passing of February 1 or something. Hey, a happy belated welcome to February 2022. Full disclosure, frankly I’m still wondering what happened to 1978. Anyway…. You can still get a PDF copy of my slightly outdated but still very useful book The Essentials of Digital Publishing, a $10 value, free if you email me and ask. The addy is Also, you can still get the full PDF searchable archives of this Journal all … Read more

The Journal: An Open Statement on “Diversity” in Fiction

In today’s Journal * Welcome * Yesterday * Topic: An Open Statement on “Diversity” in Fiction * The Numbers Welcome to Bill S., the most recent subscriber to the Journal. Well, a pretty good day yesterday, but only because a day with any writing is better than a day without any. I fell far short of my goal, and really for no good reason. I just got lazy. Still, every little bit helps. Topic: An Open Statement on “Diversity” in Fiction Yesterday too, a reader pointed out that I “haven’t mentioned diversity very much on [T]he Ark.” That’s true. I … Read more

The Journal: Life Rolls Happen

In today’s Journal * Quote of the Day * Life rolls happen * Hey Media, shut up already * Be Sure to Check “Of Interest” * Yesterday * Today * Of Interest * The Numbers Quote of the Day “Even the pandemic flu of 1918 only killed one to two percent of the people who were infected.” Anthony Fauci, via The Passive Voice Life rolls happen. I’ll be headed out of town tomorrow morning (Friday) for up to a few days. How fortunate am I, to be able to love my day job and take it with me? Thanks to … Read more