josh ⋅

President of the Mochi fanclub. Always available at admin@prosebox.net

When we are young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, so also are we, sentence by sentence, until the story takes shape.

Louise Erdrich

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August 12, 2019

Those annoying ads in Site Updates

Hey everyone, I’ve been getting a few messages here and there about some of the ads that are showing up being annoying or full screen takeovers of some kind. I take this kind of thing super serio...


Hey everyone, Huge huge day today many months (years?) in the making! That’s right! Prosebox subscriptions are here. What does that entail? You can read more in my recent site update. You can sub...


Hey everyone, I hope all of you in the US had a lovely holiday, and those of you outside of the US had a wonderful weekend. Mochi and I were visiting family in the midwestern US, and I had the di...


June 19, 2019

Server maintenance in Site Updates

Hey everyone, Currently dealing with some emergency server issues, so the site will briefly be going down for a few minutes this evening at 5:30 PST Hoping this is a temporary thing. Wish me luc...


Hey everyone, I wanted to share some of the results that came out of the survey I posted a few weeks ago. There were 512 responses, which is REALLY impressive!! Thanks so much to those of you tha...


Hey everyone, As you may have noticed, we have several new people that have joined over the past day or so with “DE_” in their name. These are members of a seventeen year old (!) diary community ...


May 07, 2019

Spam attack! in Site Updates

Hey everyone, If you’ve been on the front page in the past hour, you’ve probably noticed the crazy number of Korean spam posts. I’ve cleaned them out for now, but I’m confident they’ll be back. ...


Hey everyone, I’m pleased to announce that entry search is now available to all PB users! You can find it waiting for you here and under the “My Prosebox” dropdown. You’ll notice that there are t...


Hey everyone, How is it March already? Where did those other months go? What even is 2019? I wanted to bring you all in the loop on what’s been going on the past few months. Things have been both...


Hey everyone, Whoa, two site updates in a week! PB’s on fire! If you’re writing a new entry or creating a new book, you might notice that the design of the privacy settings has changed a bit: I ...


Hey everyone, I’m super excited to announce the launch of another new feature: New entry backup. In my last update I called this feature “Auto-saving drafts” but as I worked on the design, it en...


December 03, 2018

Onwards and upwards in Site Updates

Hey everyone, How is it already December?! These last few months have really flown by. NoJoMo was great! Well done to all of you that kept with it (and a solid tip of the hat to those that made ...


November 01, 2018

NoJoMo 2018 in Site Updates

Hey everyone, Happy NoJoMo! It looks like it’s been a few years since the official journal has been active, so I thought it would be fun to use a site update for the prompts. Hopefully that will...


Hey everyone, Let’s go down the list! (Edit: Have a feature request? Great. Check out my site update here where I talk about my plans for Prosebox for the next few years) The bugfix: I’m happy to...


So, funny story. I’m traveling at the moment (hello from Denver!) and my email checking has been intentionally rare. Trying to get off the grid for a few days. But let’s be honest: PB I can’t qu...


Hey everyone, We’ll be taking the site down tonite at 8PM central for about an hour to fix the issues you’ve all been experiencing with comments. We have a fix in place on our staging server and ...


Surprise!! MD really came through this week and now we have our first new feature! Happy Friday everyone. Have a great weekend. Update (edit, ha): We’re working through a few known issues at the ...


Hey everyone, I’ve been wanting to write this entry for a few months now, but between the server issues and starting an intense new job, it’s been hard to find the time. But! I need a break, so t...


Hey everyone, As I’m sure you’ve noticed, PB is feeling sooooo much better today. The site was down for about an hour as we grabbed a snapshot to be safe and then upgraded. Here’s how performance...


Hey again everyone, Oh my god the site has been so slow lately! IT. IS. SO. FRUSTRATING!!!! WE WERE CELEBRATING AND THEN THINGS STARTED GETTING BAD AGAIN AND AAAAAAAAAAA Ok, enough yelling. Whew...


Hey everyone, You’ve probably noticed the site going up and down and being pretty slow over the past few weeks. I feel your pain, and I really appreciate you being patient. We’re trying! The push...


Hey everyone, More improvements are on the way! The developer will be working on the server this Wednesday at 10PM CST and the site will be in maintenance (mochi) mode. With luck things will go s...


August 10, 2018

LET'S CELEBRATE in Site Updates

Hey everyone, happy Friday! I have exciting news to share: (drumroll please..) THE SERVER IS FIXED AND STABLE!! WE (YOU) DID IT!! After a week of testing the fixes on our shiny new staging ser...


Hey everyone, The server work is coming along nicely, and I’m hoping I’ll have some great news to share early next week. In the meantime, I have a fun project I’d like the community’s help with:...


July 20, 2018

Progress! in Site Updates

Hey everyone, happy Friday! I hope Summer has been treating all of you well. IT’S HOT OMG. Wanted to give you all an update on how things are going behind the scenes. We’ve been busy! Appreciate...


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