Monthly Archives: August, 2013

The ultimate weather report

Don’t you wish you had a job where you could be wrong most of the time and still get paid on a regular basis? That’s the definition of the humble weather forecaster’s occupation. They get the unique time slot during the local news show to tell everybody what’s going to happen in the future. Everybody …

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A truck driver’s view of the importance of editing

Here’s a video I put together with the help of some unsuspecting warehouse personnel around Dallas. This will likely be part of a writers’ conference session in the future.

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Repetition is the death knell of a writer…or is it?

One of the unwritten, and sometimes written, rules of successful writing is never repeat a word or phrase. Regular writing may gain from this advice, but humor writing calls for all the stops to be pulled out. Nothing is sacred when it comes to making people laugh. No holds are barred. It’s all hands on …

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It’s the Dawg Daze of Sssummer!!

I don’t know what type of weather you’re experiencing where you’re at, but, in north Texas sssummer is sssizzling. When I first moved to Texas I kept hearing about the record-breaking summer of 1980 with too many days over 100 degrees. For a while I could console myself with the thought:¬†At least I didn’t have …

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