The Journal: Bitter Mountain Moonlight

In today’s Journal * Bitter Mountain Moonlight is out! * The novel continues * Of Interest * The Numbers Bitter Mountain Moonlight is out! Not a lot to talk about today. But hey, if anyone out there would like to see Bitter Mountain Moonlight, the Cave Creek anthology containing my short story, “Rider Jones and the Portal,” you can read about it at Amazon’s Cave Creek series page is at You can also find links to every book retailer where the ebook is available using this universal link: (Amazon wasn’t there yet as of this morning.) If … Read more

The Journal: An Incredibly Generous Offer

In today’s Journal * An Incredibly Generous Offer * Today * Of Interest * The Numbers NOTE: The special offer below ends at 5 p.m. PDT on March 19! To be sure you have the opportunity to take advantage of it, I’ve even set the Journal to go out today and tomorrow at noon instead of the normal time. An Incredibly Generous Offer As we all struggle to get through the pandemic and the government and public reaction to it… Dean Wesley Smith and Kris Rusch are offering an incredible FIFTY PERCENT off everything on Teachable (see, but only … Read more

The Journal: Licensing and Everything Else

In today’s Journal * Quote of the Day * Topic: Licensing and Everything Else * Today * Of Interest * The Numbers Quote of the Day “I’m thankful there are people out there who read what I write and who like what I make. I’m very lucky, and I know it.” Neil Gaiman Topic: Licensing and Everything Else DWS has said many times that licensing is a process, one that takes time. It has occurred to me that how long it takes from concept to actual production seems even longer when compared to the ability of today’s writers to write … Read more