Dick Doblin: Privateye—a new web series


Web series are a dime a dozen. Every flunky with an idea, an iPhone or digital camera now feels they’re qualified to shoot a web series. “Technical prowess and the syntax of English be damned,” they scream as they upload their dreck to the web. With powerful distribution tools like YouTube and Vimeo making it easy to reach an audience…God, help us.

Photo Pick—Overlooking JMZ train


Monthly short-short fiction writing essay. Your entry should be no longer than 600 words about this photo. We’ll pay you $50, if we print your story. Send your entry to info@thewgnews.com by August 30.