Author, humorist and cancer survivor Jan Marshall has published Dancin,’ Schmancin’ with the Scars: Finding the Humor No Matter What! The book is dedicated to Gabrielle Giffords and Wounded Warriors. A percentage of the profits goes to their causes as well as the American Cancer Society, American Brain Tumor Association and Meningioma Mommas, “a truly heroic group of survivors.” […]
Essays and News
If you went to EBWW 2012 looking for answers, you weren’t disappointed. Whatever question you had, it was answered. And if you didn’t like the answer you got in the first session, you could just go to the next one and keep going until you got the answer you liked. For example:
Question #1: How do I get something published?
Session A: Build your platform. Show that you have ten million followers on Facebook and ninety-nine trillion stalkers on Twitter. […]
No stranger to the doughnut, veterinarian David Abramowicz believes there is no better way to start one’s morning than with a smile and a doughnut. He’s just published 101 Doughnut Proverbs, a delightful collection of humorous adages related to the beloved pastry. […]
(On the anniversary of Erma Bombeck’s death, Sharon Short writes about the humorist’s enduring appeal in her new column, “Literary Life,” in the Dayton Daily News. Here’s an excerpt from Sharon’s April 22 debut column.)
I am delighted and honored to launch a new column today — Literary Life.
I will share the stories of book clubs, writing groups, writing workshops and published writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays in the greater Dayton area. […]
Gina Barreca launched her publishing career with They Used to Call Me Snow White…But I Drifted: Women’s Strategic Use of Humor. University Press of New England is re-releasing the book with a new intro exploring the last two decades of women’s humor. Ms. Magazine calls Gina a “feminist humor maven” and Dave Barry grudgingly concedes she’s “Very, very funny. For a woman.” […]