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the last first day

Today was it. Never again will I experience first-day-of-school jitters. Not that I really ever have before. I’m a huge nerd. In fact,  I think “good at school” might be the only thing on my resume. 863 more words


When We Are Our Works: Flash Fiction

In honor of Labor Day, and all the hard-working people out there, worldwide, I am taking the day off, with an “oldie” but, I hope you’ll agree, an existential goodie (of flash fiction) that I wrote a year or two ago. 709 more words

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[humor][cartoony] A day in the life of a writer.

My long-time writing friend and fiction focus group critique-mate Jennie brought this comic strip to our monthly meeting last night. It cracked us up.

Every writer alive (or dead) knows that there are times when it’s doggone true. LOL


Cartoon #12

Here’s another one dusted off from ye olde cartoon vault. It was one of the cartoons in my weekly panel titled “OREgroaners.”

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The Real List of Adrian Messenger (if he had a sense of humor)

Here are a few–well, fifty–of my favorite writers who traffic in the craft of humor, in alphabetical order by first name: Alan Bennett, Andrew Bergman, Andy Borowitz, Art Buchwald, Billy Wilder, Bruce Jay Friedman, Calvin Trillin, Carl Hiaasen, Charles Portis, Craig Wright, Dave Barry, David Ives, David Sedaris, Dorothy Parker, Douglas Adams, Dr. 88 more words

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Cartoon #11

My friend and fellow cartoonist David Boxerman and I created the weekly cartoon panel “The New Epicureans.” I did all the drawing and we shared the gag writing. 155 more words

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Today's Humor by Emo Philips

“I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way.

So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.”

Emo Philips


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