A local man has pooh-poohed the notion that today is the first happy day of the year.
Psychologists claim that today, Monday, January 30, is the first happy day of the year because most Britons have just had their first pay cheque and have also pr...
Bah-Humbug is your middle name. But why should a miserable bastard only get to be miserable at the holidays? Commit to memory these easy-to-follow steps and you'll be sure to be insufferable for all twelve months.
1) Run away from your problems. Why face problems head on when you can run from them and possibly make others feel as if these same problems were theirs and not yours.
2) Tell your...
The story so far:
Popular novelist, Mike Shuttlecock, author of the 'Miserable Bastard' series of novels, loosely based on his brother Martin's experiences, has endured a serious traffic accident in Wales, and has been taken away from the scene by his number one fan, Blodwyn Glendowr.
And imprisoned in her home as a guest/patient/victim...
Oh, and accused of plagiarism. Or something simil...
An on line satire serial, loosely based on the Stephen King novel, 'Misery,' entitled: 'Miserable - Not To Be Confused With Stephen King's "Misery"' may never be completed, according to hack writer, local man, Martin Shuttlecock.
The serial, whic...
My first morning of being nursed by a raving lunatic.
Blodwyn brought me breakfast in bed - not that I had the option of getting up. I had great difficulty moving my lips, let alone my legs.
"Here you are Bach. I've brought yew yewer breakfast is nit," she cheerfully chirruped.
She thrust a plate at me. I was in no position to refuse her 'hospitality.'
"What is it?" I asked.
It's hard being a writer.
Don't let anybody tell you any different.
Contrary to popular belief, most writers would prefer to sit facing a blank wall, rather than overlook a paradise beach in the Caribbean. There are no distractions when you sit facing a blank wall, so in theory, the writing comes easier.
I didn't introduce myself, did I?
My name is Mike Shuttlecock, and I'm a novelist.
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