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Funny story: Blocked Writer Relieved to Realize No One Cares whether He Writes Anything Ever Again

Blocked Writer Relieved to Realize No One Cares whether He Writes Anything Ever Again

Russell Hanson of New York City, a longtime legal writer and aspiring fiction author who'd been feeling somewhat panicked to find himself running low on ideas for new novels and short stories, breathed a sigh of relief when it occurred to him that no...

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Funny story: Ralph E. Shaffer Is 89 Today

Ralph E. Shaffer Is 89 Today

Ralph E. Shaffer, the well-known writer of satire on satirical news website, TheSpoof.com, celebrates his birthday today. He's 89, and will be for the next 364 days. Ralph might live in Issaquah, Washington, but then again, he might not. The...

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Funny story: Spoof Writer Admitted To Hospital After Site Crashes

Spoof Writer Admitted To Hospital After Site Crashes

A man was admitted to hospital last night suffering from what medical staff described as 'withdrawal symptoms', after the website he writes pointless stories for, mysteriously crashed. Moys Kenwood, 55, arrived at Hull Royal Infirmary in a state o...

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Funny story: Unknown Writer Prepares for Interview Just in Case

Unknown Writer Prepares for Interview Just in Case

Charlotte Crowley, a published but generally unnoticed writer living in Boston, Massachusetts, has been preparing thoughtful, considered responses to a set of interview questions just in case anyone ever takes an interest in her and her work. "The...

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Funny story: Writer Impressed at Speed with which His Best Ideas Run Away

Writer Impressed at Speed with which His Best Ideas Run Away

Fiction writer Glenn Merchant of New York City never runs out of ideas, but, unfortunately, his best ones tend to run away from him – and fast. “I can’t seem to hold onto a single bit of true inspiration,” said Glenn. “These babies know how to bo...

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Funny story: Hasbro Introduces New Adult Toy: Writer's Blocks

Hasbro Introduces New Adult Toy: Writer's Blocks

Long known for producing children's toy favorites like G.I Joe and Mr. Potato Head, manufacturing giant Hasbro has branched into the adult toy sector with its new series of Writer's Blocks,, geared toward aspiring authors and other creative types who...

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Funny story: Aspiring Novelist Encouraged by Polite Rejections He's Received

Aspiring Novelist Encouraged by Polite Rejections He's Received

While aspiring novelist Nate Hanson of Tulsa, Oklahoma, hasn't - yet - found any takers for the  "modern-day great American novel" he spent over a decade writing, he is heartened and deeply encouraged by the plethora of extremely civil rejections he'...

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Funny story: Screaming, Crying, Throwing An Intensely Psychotic Fit, And Drinking Heavily Seen As Possible Methods For Getting Through Writer's Block

Screaming, Crying, Throwing An Intensely Psychotic Fit, And Drinking Heavily Seen As Possible Methods For Getting Through Writer's Block

Wisconsin. The results of a state-wide survey conducted by numerous academic departments within the University-Of-Wisconsin System, indicated that throwing a massive and psychotic fit, screaming at the Moon, crying intensely, and drinking hard liquo...

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Funny story: Missouri Man Loses His Poetic License

Missouri Man Loses His Poetic License

Bart Wilkes of St. Louis, Missouri, suffered a major cramp in his verbal style when his poetic license was revoked due to overuse. "So unfair," said Bart. "For a published - well, self-published - poet who's won major awards - well, once won first...

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Funny story: Writing Instructor Has Trouble Completely Barring Students from Using Adverbs

Writing Instructor Has Trouble Completely Barring Students from Using Adverbs

In her course emphasizing punchy, to-the-point writing, Crestwood Community College Professor Sandra Finn strongly advises her students to avoid using adverbs, but found she had trouble completely barring them from doing so. “I tried to tell them...

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Funny story: Adjectival Usage On The Increase

Adjectival Usage On The Increase

A study has shown that adjectival usage - the use of adjectives - is on the increase, and is likely to continue increasing until people stop using them quite so much. Results show that for the month of January, the use of adjectives on satirical n...

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Funny story: Another One Of Man's Stories Bites The Dust

Another One Of Man's Stories Bites The Dust

A writer on a satirical news website has recounted how, despite writing for more than 18 hours of each and every single day for the last 12 years, he still can't dredge a story up that might score him some serious pointage. Moys Kenwood, 65, writi...

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Funny story: No Parking: A Story of Revenge

No Parking: A Story of Revenge

They say New Year’s Eve in New York is special. Well, this one was, that’s for sure. At least for me. I stare down at the stained blue rug. The corpse has been wheeled out to the mortuary van, but the chalk outline of the literary critic’s tortured body remains as a creepy reminder for me and the other ten members of my writing club. The clock is striking twelve; the New Year has begun. But s...

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Funny story: Writers Block Cured by Smith and Wesson

Writers Block Cured by Smith and Wesson

My House - At the end of a busy day, around 11:00pm on a Friday evening, this writer found the alone time he needed to finally get some work done. Thanks to a disagreement over a questionable financial decision involving the purchase of one Harley-Davidson motorcycle (which, it is worth mentioning, should only grow in value if well-maintained - a task I feel entirely capable of managing), my wif...

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Funny story: Satire Writer Stays True to His Art and Blows Opportunity for Financial Success

Satire Writer Stays True to His Art and Blows Opportunity for Financial Success

Peter May, long-time writer of clever, witty, hard-hitting, little-read satire, was recently offered a chance at great financial success, but opted instead to stay true to his art - and broke. May’s fabulous professional opportunity came in the fo...

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Funny story: New York Writer Confident that 2019 Will Bring Life Muse and/or Divine Inspiration

New York Writer Confident that 2019 Will Bring Life Muse and/or Divine Inspiration

Aspiring writer Noel Underwood of New York City, who waited in vain all of 2018 for literary success to be thrust upon him, is confident that 2019 will be the year that he happens upon his life muse and/or is struck by divine inspiration, finally cau...

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Funny story: A Professor Suffers Collapse— Submission Rejection Delirium

A Professor Suffers Collapse— Submission Rejection Delirium

Two ER physicians at Gabbert General Hospital in Gabbert, Arizona, huddled over the patient still strapped to a gurney. The white male, approximately Medicare age, had been brought in by ambulance just a few minutes earlier. He was unkempt and clearly in a distressed state. There were no signs of injury or trauma, and his vital signs were good, except for somewhat elevated BP. He had no ID, but he...

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