Posts made in December, 2012

2012 stats

Some facts and figures from my 2012.

Goodreads: I read 115 books this year, for a grand total of 38,888 pages. Purely electronic books/magazines don’t add to the page count, nor to things only partially read (that is, abandoned) so the true figure is probably over 40k pages.…

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Attention Duotropers

Writers, if you use the site Duotrope, the time is at hand to get ready for some changes. They are switching to a paid format beginning Jan 1, which several others have written about.

What that means in practical terms is:

  1. Go back up your data now.

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2012 5star reads: fiction

On Goodreads, I reserve a 5star rating for books that change my life or way of thinking, or books that demand that I re-read them before I die. Ratings can and to change from time to time, so if your favorite book isn’t on the list, don’t worry, be happy (and go write your own list).…

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2012 5star reads: nonfiction

On Goodreads, I reserve a 5star rating for books that change my life or way of thinking, or books that demand that I re-read them before I die. Ratings can and to change from time to time, so if your favorite book isn’t on the list, don’t worry, be happy (and go write your own list).…

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Micah Joel

Purveyor of things geeky