5 Tips for Keeping your Empty Premises Secure

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Dakota Murphey to The Prepper Journal.  While the subject is security for empty buildings it applies to any remote structure, especially a hunting or fishing cabin, a SHTF...

The Truth about Bartering Series – Part 2 – Fiat Currency

The purpose of this article is not to share some ultra secret get rich scheme, or to tell you how to invest your capital. It’s not even going to help you to be better...

Top 4 Security Measures for Those Living in the Big City

It is estimated that there are over 1.2 million violent crimes and 8.6 million property crimes reported yearly, which makes it even scarier when you think about living in the big city. In today’s...

Practical Prepping

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from John D to The Prepper Journal.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well...

How to Survive in the Wilderness by Hunting

Editor's Note: Another guest post from Bernas (Ben) Leonavicius who recently contributed an article titled "How to Use an Analog Watch as a Compass". As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would...

So Many Images

On yet another anniversary of 911, the 16th, the images from that day are still haunting and still heart breaking.      Those lost, lives forever changed, bravery on a scale that can't be measured...    and yet uplifting...

A Shout Out to Our Neighbors Along the East Coast: This IS Serious

This subject of hurricane preparedness is a recurring thread of The Prepper Journal and here are three good articles articles on it from our archives: Crisis at Work: Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness for Small...

How We Set Up “Our” Outdoor Shed!

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Kate and Zac to The Prepper Journal.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as...

Mindset for a First Hunt

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Tomas Zegarra, a writer for the Optics Den , to The Prepper Journal.  As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive...

Guest Recommended Free On-Line Summit

Editors Note: A contribution from R. Ann Parris. The Prepper Journal hopes the content of the summit recommended here lives up to her expectations, as does she! Also note this starts in just five...

“When the English Fall”, by David Williams

Editors Note: A guest submission from BigBoyWriter, a timely review of a book that had peaked my interest after an extended stay on the Navajo Reservation in Northeastern Arizona - are these somewhat cloistered enclaves...

And the Round Ten Winners Are…..

The Polls have closed! No hanging chads, no voter fraud detected. The five (5) articles in contention for the three (3) prizes of Amazon gift cards were (in no particular order): Trail Foods From History -...

Worst of Times, Best of People, Mostly.

Editors Note: The good and the bad in real time. "My faith in humanity restored"..."THIS is how Americans really treat each other"...."We see heroes and victims, we don't see colors"....the images are undeniable, they are...

How to Prepare for a Power Grid Outage

Editors Note: A guest submission from Laura Johnson, and a timely subject considering current events in Texas and Louisiana, along with people along the Canadian Border starting to stoke their furnaces and boilers.  As always,...

Summer Prepper Challenges 2017

Editors Note: A timely guest submission from valnut79, as summer draws to a conclusion in the Northern Hemisphere and tries to make a new beginning down under.  Let’s face it, if we were to plan...

6 Things That Will Make You a Better Bow Hunter

Editors Note: A guest submission from Mitchell, founder of Musket Hunting, a timely article as hunting season is upon us. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share...

Hurricane Harvey

Editor's Note: Hoping you are yours are safe, the storm now fades but the aftermath lingers and lingers and will last for years. The many pictures of neighbors helping neighbors trumps the media's assault...

For the Want of a Nail…..

Editors Note: A first time guest submission from Cody Jarrett, an article on a core theme, the currency of preppers, a good read with an EXCELLENT reference at the end (hint, I have read...

Change Can Be a Good Thing!

Editors Note: We will be "updating" The Prepper Journal with some new features and a "new look". We have already received positive feedback on the "upgrading" of the ads associated with the site and now...

Vote for Your Favorite – Prepper Writing Contest Round Ten!

Promise made, promise kept. Finally preppers you get to cast your votes for the "best articles" published between May 15th and July 16th of this year. And not a moment too soon as Round...

Lesson Learned: When “Prepping” Shows Up on YOUR Doorstep!

Editors Note: A contribution from valknut79,  an important topic that can come to roost on any of our doorsteps at a moments notice, timely advice. For quite a long time, I was a solo prepper. ...

The History of Rationing in the US

Editors Note:  A guest entry from Z to The Prepper Journal. A lesson learned should NOT be an oxymoron. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and...

OUCH? Dealing with Splinters!

Editors Note: THIS article is from John Hertig. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well as being entered into the Prepper...

Storage-Friendly Survival Gardening

Editors Apology: My bad as the article is from R. Ann Parris, it looks like her work, but was part of a set of articles that came bundled from Pat that I put in...

The Thunderclap Isn’t Just an Imagined Future

Editors Note: I am sharing this, with minimal poetic license, a single edit for flow. It is something that was shared with me by one of our contributors who would like to be identified...

Drive-BY Garden Preps!

 Editor’s Note: Another outstanding entry from one of our regular and trusted contributors to The Prepper Journal. And, as always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly...

What We DON’T See in Peoples Range and Bug-Out Bags!

  I climb upon my "soap box" and scream "ENOUGH!" We don’t see enough, but can we have “enough?” What we do not see in Range Bags: tools, the right tools for the weapons and mechanical...

The Truth about Bartering Part 1

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Mike Harris, it is the first of several articles on the subject of understanding economics in order to understand how it may change in different EOTW scenarios. As...

How to Choose a Bug-Out Bag

Editors Note: A contribution from Zac and timely as we move towards more rugged gear for the Fall and Winter. Zac will be receiving a $25 PayPal payment for being published and is automatically...

Superfoods in Seven (7) Days

Editors Note: Another contribution from Ra Denney, and timely as our normal growing season draws down. More proof that where there is a will there is a way to achieve your goals.  Most crops take...