Category Archive: Humor

Jan 16

The Fine Art of the Humorous Amazon Review

There are many fantastically funny Amazon reviews. The one for Uranium Ore. The Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer. Brain Pickings had a nice assortment a while back.  And here you have some sample reviews for Haribo Sugarless Gummi Bears courtesy of Slightly Viral. Warning: Don’t read if you find scatological humor offensive! (Personally, I had tears …

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Dec 14

Christmas on the Fence

Bah Humbug, or Ho, Ho, Ho? I couldn’t decide what to do about Christmas this year. The day job is demanding at this time of year, and there’s a lot going on in my writing world. I’m getting Blackthorne ready for release. Formatting the paperback of ChanceShaper. Writing Crooked Magic, the sequel to Familiar Magic. …

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Nov 06

Exploring the Otherworld

Oct 04

Happy Friday

Sep 28

Four Labs

Sep 27

Terrible First Lines

Yesterday, I posted my all-time favorite first line. Today, here are some hilariously terrible first lines from novels. You can read all 33 at Thought Catalog. Thanks to The Passive Voice for publishing an excerpt. 6. Jordan Kaderli Betty had eyes that said come here, lips that said kiss me, arms and torso that said …

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