Burton Cole just signed a two-book deal with B&H Publishing Group, a division of Lifeway Christian Resources, for a humor/adventure series for middle-school readers. Bash and the Pirate Pig of the Pond is due out Aug. 1, 2013, in hardback. “No actual pirates were harmed in the writing of this book,” says Cole, a humor columnist and assistant metro editor for the Tribune Chronicle in Warren, Ohio. He pens a weekly humor column, “Burt’s Eye View.” […]
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Mike McHugh writes The Dang Yankee, a humorous column about a life in Louisiana and the world at large, from the perspective of a slowly graying northerner who never quite grew up. Started in 2009, it is a popular feature in The Jambalaya News, a local publication covering Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas. […]
Helen Aitken‘s creative non-fiction story, “Wolf Man Howls Into Manhood,” won first place in the South Carolina Writers Workshop’s Carrie McCray Memorial Literary Awards Competition. The award includes a full scholarship to the workshop and publication in The Petigru Review, the literary journal of the SCWW. Her humorous, creative non-fiction short story, “Death For Lunch,” also was selected to appear in the October issue. […]
Debbie Simorte spotted a call for submissions on the EBWW Facebook page, sent a pitch and is now published in the summer 2012 issue of Downsized Living Magazine. Check out “Decor for Nothing and Your Art for Free” on page 12. Debbie lives and writes in Platte County, Mo., and blogs random silliness. […]