The Journal, Friday, 12/9

Hey Folks,

Well, after the usual morning routine I remembered to update my Short Fiction page at So a bit of admin stuff to begin the day. There are now 160 short story covers on the page that appears when you click the Short Fiction tab on the site. Another sort-of milestone.

A short post today. After yesterday, I thought you might want a break. (grin)

Of Interest

Some good comments on Dean’s Belief and Artistic Choice (

Also, don’t skip it, a VERY good post in 12/8/16 Daily ( For me, both instruction and validation. Excellent.

For those of you interested in SF or Space or Saturn or NASA, my wife sent me this link regarding the hexagon on Saturn:

Amazing Views of Saturn’s “Polar Hexagon”

Today’s Writing

Pretty good day today, but still below my daily goal. Still, I’ll take it.

Back tomorrow.

Fiction Words: 2536
Nonfiction Words: 140 (Journal)
So total words for the day: 2676

Writing of Jill Montgomery (working title)

Day 1…… 2536 words. Total words to date…… 2536

Total fiction words for the month……… 16373
Total fiction words for the year………… 696067
Total nonfiction words for the month… 5910
Total nonfiction words for the year…… 263810

Total words for the year (fiction and nonfiction)…… 959877