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10 Tips for Being a Successful Writer

#1) Make sure that you have a basic understanding of grammar Solid and effective writing does not necessarily require a highly advanced and extremely technical understanding of grammar. Just make sure that you know how to properly use the basics such as: A) Epiphoras; B) Logosglyphs; C) Neologisms; D) Simple, Intermediate, and Advanced Palindromes; E) Vocative Cases; F) Onomatop...

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A #MeToo Story by a Mermaid

Funny story: A #MeToo Story by a Mermaid

Being the chair of the local Mermaid Public Relations Committee isn't all it's cracked up to be. Like today, for example, I'd like to be out swimming around in the ocean with the other mermaids. Instead I'm tasked with reading the entries of my fellow mermaids to a short story contest by a local magazine and choosing the ones that will proceed to the next round of the competition. The magazine edi...

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Paper And Pencils Are Back!

Funny story: Paper And Pencils Are Back!

In the least scientific breakthrough for centuries, the 'writer's tools', paper and pencils, are making an astonishing and unexpected comeback! Out of vogue since the dawn of the computer age, sales of 'writing instruments' - as pencils were known - have been in steady decline, but new research has shown that, in a revolutionary turnaround, people are turning their backs on the latest computer...

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Charleston Nurse Decides to Become Aspiring Author

Funny story: Charleston Nurse Decides to Become Aspiring Author

Kendra Burke, a full-time nurse in Charleston, South Carolina, recently decided to become an aspiring author - which, she explained, has more to do with personal potential and possibility than with external accomplishment or even action. "I'm not...

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Man Spends Hours Writing Piece He Knows is Unpublishable

Funny story: Man Spends Hours Writing Piece He Knows is Unpublishable

34 year old Jamie Gahron spent 3 hours last Thursday night working on an article for an online publisher, knowing just a couple sentences in, that the piece was a wash. But instead of moving on to a different subject Jamie made himself another dr...

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Germans Getting Close to Writing Satire

Funny story: Germans Getting Close to Writing Satire

In a groundbreaking writer's conference overnight session, German writers have come very close to creating the first ever "funny" writing composition in their own language. President Munchen von Hausen, speaking for the group, said, " Although ve...

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Cursed Cursive Defeats Detectives

Detectives in Louisville, Ky had to bring in a special deciphering expert to decode the notes found at the scene of a mysterious set of books. The books appeared to be linked to a previously unsolved crime. The expert, a diminutive blue-haired...

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How I Screwed Up My First Romance Novel

Inspired by the gazillions of dollars people are making in the romance novel genre, I decided to write one with a friend, Barry Golson. Granted, the genre is dominated by women, but so what? How hard could it be? Besides, Barry and I weren't exactly neophytes. Some years ago, we'd cut our teeth on a short romance novella called Love's Reckless Rash, written under the pen name Rosemary Cartwheel...

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Writing Team "Collins and Dutton" to Re-Unite

Funny story: Writing Team "Collins and Dutton" to Re-Unite

The widely ignored and disregarded writing partnership of "Collins and Dutton" are to re-unite based on rumours circulating the social elite. The pair famously split following a well publicised spell of alcohol fuelled arguments and violence, when...

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10 Things To Do Whilst Waiting For a Slow Computer

Funny story: 10 Things To Do Whilst Waiting For a Slow Computer

Here, in the latest in his series "10 Things to Do," Nigel St. Faversham explores the options available to those of us struggling with a slow computer. Whether due simply to a full memory, or corrupted to oblivion with countless tics and viruses from the internet, a quick run-through our Top Ten will soon restore your love affair with the laptop, or at the very least keep that stroke at bay for ju...

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Artificial Intelligent Intellectual Pen 3000 - an advertisement

Funny story: Artificial Intelligent Intellectual Pen 3000 - an advertisement

Can't write? Can't muster up that urge of literary brilliance that adorns the page like a symphony of unwritten prose just waiting for ink to touch parchment. Just write and go. The new Artificial Intelligent Intellectual Pen 3000 now with new improved Creative AI (tm). For all those moments when your feeble human brain says, "Fuck you higher functions! I ain't playing ball. I want to destroy...

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The iIain App Set to be Released in a Matter of Weeks

Funny story: The iIain App Set to be Released in a Matter of Weeks

Last August, I reviewed the iSpoof app and as a result it came to be the most popular app at The Spoof. This year, the makers of the iSpoof have developed the iIain. G.T. Fox of All The Write Apps developed the iIain due to the increased populari...

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Action Urged Over Propelling Pencil Safety

Funny story: Action Urged Over Propelling Pencil Safety

Government and health officials are being urged to take action over safety issues relating to propelling pencils. The call comes after a weekend when a local man "narrowly escaped death" while trying to replace the lead in his Yard-O-Led pencil.

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Punctuation to be made optional in all online material

Funny story: Punctuation to be made optional in all online material

Due to a deteriorating command of the English language it has been determined that punctuation is no longer required in any material to be put on line It just confuses things said Don Caster head of English at Oxford University Nobody needs punctu...

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Joey Barton - inspiring writers worldwide

Funny story: Joey Barton - inspiring writers worldwide

In a week when it was announced that 130 million tweets per day are not worth reading - I feel its time to pay tribute to a leg-end of the 140 character club - step up to the plate Mr Joey 'seph' Barton, formerly of Mancester and Noocastle, now of Lundon. Barton brings literatue to the masses. Many know him for his high jinx at christmas parties and nightclubs, some are even aware he performs o...

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The Spoof Offers a Choose Your Own Font Option

Funny story: The Spoof Offers a Choose Your Own Font Option

A few days ago top satire site, The Spoof, went off line for several hours because editor Mark Lowton made a few changes that will benefit the many readers of The Spoof. He added a Spoof in Your Font option. Readers can choose the type of font t...

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Local poet produces another collection

Funny story: Local poet produces another collection

Great Yarmouth poet Ann Thology has just published yet another collection of verbose poetry. Entitled "More Gushing", all the poems involve the central theme of overflowing phrases. Ann Thology's poetry is fully enriched with emotional outpouring...

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English Language To Receive Overhaul

Funny story: English Language To Receive Overhaul

The English language is to receive a massive overhaul in 2013, say experts from the Guild Of Dictionary Writers. Spokesmen say that the language has become cluttered and over-complicated in recent years, with many new words being added and spellin...

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Trump Jr. Says That He Always Wanted to Be Separated From His Parents

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