Miss Nackawic Meets Midlife has been described as “a mashup of Ellen Degeneres and Erma Bombeck” as it offers “a slow roast of everyday life as seen through a would-be pageant winner who dreams of bigger things.” Canadian author Colleen Landry is a humor writer whose articles have appeared in Canadian Living, The Globe and Mail and The Irish Times. She is also one of the co-authors of Follow the Goose Butt, Camelia Airheart! and Take off to Tantramar. […]
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Peggy Rowe has written and published her first book, a humorous memoir. “It only took me 80 years,” she says. Almost 8,000 copies of About My Mother… True stories of a horse crazy daughter and her baseball-obsessed mother have already sold on eBay. Her celebrity son Mike Rowe shares the positive reviews and reads a thank-you letter and humorous story from Peggy on his podcast, “Mondays with Mother.” […]
With Diane Dean-Epps’ unique sit-down stand-up style of writing, there’s no doubt she’s got the chops for comedic stardom. With the publication of her newest humor book, decorated fetchingly with pop art, Just Because I’m Not Effin’ Famous, Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Effin’ Funny represents her fifth time out as a published author. Dean-Epps offers up laugh-out-loud, highly relatable stories from her travels and life that’ll make you feel as though you took every one of those trips with her, […]
The great humorist Erma Bombeck observed, “When humor goes, there goes civilization.” Allia Zobel Nolan took that advice to heart and reached out to women humorists for their best funny coming-of-age essays for Laugh Out Loud: 40 Women Humorists Celebrate Then and Now…Before We Forget. Published in association with the University of Dayton’s Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop for release during its 10th anniversary workshop, the anthology is now available on Amazon. […]
Kaye Curren has written her first book, Memories A La Carte, Essays on a Life. In these selected humorous and heartfelt essays, Ms. Curren relates what it’s been like to be a woman living, growing and surviving in America in the latter half of the twentieth century and beyond. From childhood in sunny California to retirement in snowy Michigan, Ms. Curren has survived depression, divorce, failed opportunities and financial insecurity — and has lived to laugh about them. […]