Category Archives: Humor

Clever Writer

I have faced similar challenges as the zoo manager in the following humorous story when writing. I admire his creative solution, though I haven’t yet needed to order a mongoose or two. With Love, Russ The manager of a large city zoo was drafting … Continue reading

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Thesaurus Humor

Two trucks, loaded with thousands copies of Roget’s Thesaurus, collided as they left a New York publishing house last Thursday, according to the Associated Press. Witnesses were stunned, startled, aghast, taken aback, stupefied… today’sTHOT============================ I think I’ll just put an … Continue reading

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An Announcement & Opportunity

I just finished the initial full draft of my first official novella-length story, titled It Was Her Eyes. I’ve never been more proud of my writing nor felt more like a writer than when I typed “The End” after completing this phase of what … Continue reading

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Making Characters Quirkier

I’m having a lot of fun with my writing project, It Was Her Eyes. I keep thinking of ways to inject humor into scenes as they are revealed to me. My protagonist and some of the characters are beginning to develop … Continue reading

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“Touched” is Getting a Major Makeover

I’ve decided to make a lot of enhancements to the collection of my fiction short stories that I released earlier this year titled Touched. Its makeover will include a whole new cover, adding some new stories and substantially expanding a third,  deleting … Continue reading

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