Bruce B. Smith, Connecticut father of three, has published a touching, inspirational and funny book on fatherhood and love, For What it’s Worth… Love, Dad: Things I always meant to tell you, if only we’d had the time. […]
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Brad Ashton, who’s written for Grouch Marx, has condensed more than 50 years of scriptwriting and gag-writing experience into his newest book, The Job of a Laughtime: The Complete Comedy Writer. He offers nine simple lessons on creating your own comedy from gags to sitcoms. […]
This piece appeared in the Dayton Daily News on Sunday, April 22, the anniversary of Erma Bombeck’s death.
Humor mixed with poignancy at the seventh biannual Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop, as 350 aspiring writers gathered to celebrate the legacy of the beloved Dayton-born columnist.
Bombeck’s husband Bill and her children Betsy and Andy attended the conference, culminating Saturday afternoon with the dedication of a hoopsi blue spruce near the Bombeck historical marker outside St. Mary’s Hall. […]