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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: Nebraska Artist Struck Dead by Inspiration

Nebraska Artist Struck Dead by Inspiration

Shortly before midnight on a frigid winter night, 32-year-old landscape painter and architectural renderer Vincent Heidelberg, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was struck by a bolt of inspiration – which rendered him dead. “It’s a shock and a tragedy,” said...

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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: Old Man Born Again Every Day by "Old River East" (a.k.a. East River)

Old Man Born Again Every Day by "Old River East" (a.k.a. East River)

While many consider miracles a thing of the past, New York man Kellogg Tracey experiences spiritual magic every single day, courtesy of the "Old River East" - more commonly known as the East River. "That Old River East is a boon to my spirit and...

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Funny story: HG Wells's The Time Machine, as read by the author

HG Wells's The Time Machine, as read by the author

Tim Travola of Glasgow has been a massive fan of the novel HG Wells's The Time Machine since being eight years old. So much so, that it is the only book he has ever read, since discovering it. "I got to the point where I had to have it playing in the car while I drove," said Travola. "Then I started to wish I could have the audio version as read by the author." Unfortunately for Travola, HG...

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