The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum, by Heinrich Böll

The opening page of this novella comes with a little hint as to what the contents will be like: “The characters and action in this story are purely fictitious. Should the description of certain journalistic practices result in a resemblance to the practices of Bild-Zeitung, such resemblance is neither intentional, nor fortuitous, but unavoidable.” Bild-Zeitung …

What pad?

As some of you may know, I write short stories. I've got quite a few that no one has read, and they just sit around doing nothing. So, I've decided to start posting some of them somewhere they might actually get read. Maybe... Wattpad is a social writing site? Or something? All the youth are …

The Orville, episode 7, Nosedive

Oh, sorry, Nosedive is actually the title of the black mirror episode the writers were copying inspired by. On this week's episode of The Orville, the crew goes to a planet which, through paralell evolution, is somehow exactly like 21st century Earth, except a bit different. Okay... that is a bit silly... well, a LOT …

Social media

I don't do much writing related stuff there... but I probably should start. Make contacts, post things, get support and friends and so on. My author page on facebook has been pretty much just links to posts from this blog, but, I must start to do more with it! I want this to be my …

Read More

I saw an article recently that said with the time an average persons spends looking at social media each year, you could read 200 books. So, with that in mind, I'm aiming to read a lot more this year. Along with the audio books I listen to on my commute, I will be reading a …

Facebook? Do… do people use facebook still?

I have an author page on facebook that my posts have been auto posting to, and I pretty much never think about. I figure I better start doing face book related things there, so if you have any interest to follow me on the social media, click below: https://www.facebook.com/thejonasdavid/ Thanks!

Connectivity

I was having a beer at my local karaoke bar last night, and 'checked in' on my drinking app, Untappd, which lets me keep track of what beers I've had and where I've had them, and gives badges for trying different kinds. Anyway, I check in with it every time out of habit, and forgot …