Saturday, September 5, 2015

COMING SOON TO A BLOG NEAR YOU...

GREETINGS friends, readers, and fellow writers. It's been almost a year and a half since I last posted an entry on this, my blog, The Joy of Story. I'm writing now to let you know I'll be returning soon. I have new ideas for my blog. I plan to post at least once a month, but perhaps more often, given enough time. Here's what I expect to include monthly:

• A review of a book I've recently read or I'm in the middle of.
• A guest post by a fellow writer, allowing that writer to plug a book, new or old.
• A brief, entertaining, and opinionated essay on the craft of writing stories.
• A 99-word story by me.
• A writing prompt, inviting other writers (you!) to send me 99-word stories, which will be included in the following month's post, if they follow the rules.

Other occasional features:

• Humorous poems by my father, who died when I was two years old.
• Short essays reprinted from Black Lamb, a literary mag I contribute to monthly.
• Reviews of books recently published by my publishing company, Daniel & Daniel.

So please stay tuned!

I expect, if all goes according to schedule, to be back on the first Saturday in October. If you want a personal reminder when the time comes, send me an email at jmd@danielpublishing.com.

Till then, keep writing, and take pleasure in the Joy of Story!



7 comments:

  1. I'm glad to hear you're coming back. Yea! And thank you.
    Marja McGraw

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    1. Thanks, Nancy. Hope all's well with you.

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  3. Great! Spunky and I are thrilled you are doing this again. We understand completely how difficult it can be to be a faithful blogger. Once again you have served as an inspiration and we too will resume our blogging obligations. Onward! Yes, please do keep us on the alert list..

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  4. So good to hear from you, Holly. Yes, I look forward to returning to the blog world and hope I can keep it interesting and fun. I'll keep you posted. All best to you, Spunky, and the rest of your family.

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