Yes, the U.S. is out of the World Cup, and our own series is about to close. This will be our last entry, and it will be short.
The countries who have shown surprising strength in downloads: Moldova, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nigeria, Indonesia, and Costa Rica.
I have visited these countries of download: U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, Mexico, France, Italy, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Israel, Poland, Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Sweden, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Romania.
My world map of downloads is almost all blue, blue being the color that indicates at least one story has been downloaded; but that’s because so many of the countries of download (Russia, Canada, Australia) are BIG.
The most interesting fact: Someone in Uganda listened to Squiggles the Squirrel, a short story described thusly:
A young boy must quickly grow up to protect his mother from a lover who wears a squirrel costume.
Signing off until next year: be real, be international