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Monday morning writing joke: dead end

As a writer, I don’t get no respect. Just the other day I received a note from a publishing company on my submission. It read: “As a mystery novel, it’s just run-of-the-morgue.” Shows you how much they read. There’s no morgue in my novel.

October 8, 2012 · admin · No Comments
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Monday (morning) writing joke: hair of the dog

I’m a writer and I don’t get no respect. I went into a bar that caters to well-known writers. I told the bar tender, “Give me what your best writer has most often in here.” She promptly handed me the tab.

October 1, 2012 · admin · No Comments
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Monday morning writing joke: Let me preface this

My critique group can be rather direct. I turned in the first part of the novel, including the preface. One member said he doesn’t read prefaces or preludes or prologues of any kind. Another one wrote this on in the margin of her critique: “Your preface states that the characters bear no resemblance to any […]

September 24, 2012 · admin · No Comments
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Monday morning (evening) writing joke: the long and short of it

The other day I overhead two people in my writing workshop group talking about my work. One person said she wasn’t sure why, but she would prefer to read something else. The other person said, “He’s putting everything he knows into his novel. It’s sure to be a short story.” “And I probably still won’t […]

September 17, 2012 · admin · No Comments
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Monday morning writing joke: bird’s eye view

I’m a writer and I don’t get no respect. Just the other day my mother-in-law came to visit. She asked for one of my stories and I gave her the latest one I had written. The next day I had to go and visit her. I asked her how she liked the story. She said […]

September 10, 2012 · admin · No Comments
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Monday morning writing joke: I’m a writer and I don’t get no respect

My wife told me I had to stop writing. She said I was having more fun with my imaginary friends than I was with her. I said, So? Big mistake. Big mistake. I forgot what a wallup a real person packs. My oral surgeon said one or two more surgeries and I’ll be almost as […]

August 13, 2012 · admin · No Comments
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