Humor for the Day from Twitter (Warning: Foul Language)

Someone's children are having fun with Alexa. I just tried this with mine and it's hysterical. My kids are currently asking Alexa to fart. They’re cracking up. It’s so Fucking disgusting. You have to try it.— Jo (@JoJoFromJerz) November 19, 2020 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Word of the Day: Shambolic

I received a word of the day (I forget the source, maybe Dictionary.com) just now that's kind of interesting: shambolic. As you see in the snippet, it means very disorganized, messy, or confused. The example given is rather mundane. Personally, for an example, I would have twisted this into some type of hyperbole: I am a … Continue reading Word of the Day: Shambolic

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do Here's a link to an neat, entertaining article on Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency about some good, sound,basic advice on how to write anything better.  I recommend printing these out and sticking them on your refrigerator, stapling them to your forehead, or tattooing them to your … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do

Question of the Day from Ben Huberman at The Daily Post

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Truth Serum": Ben Huberman poses an interesting question:  "You’ve come into possession of one vial of truth serum.  Who would you give it to (with the person’s consent, of course) — and what questions would you ask?" I would not give it to anyone with their consent.  Their … Continue reading Question of the Day from Ben Huberman at The Daily Post

“Behind the Curtain” at Jersey Devil Press

This I share with you tonight for entertainment and because it addresses one or two issues affecting writers in general. I was searching for somewhere to publish a very short work (probably nanofiction) of mine tonight and I came across the submission guidelines at Jersey Devil Press.  I love guidelines that show a sense of … Continue reading “Behind the Curtain” at Jersey Devil Press

Dump-a-Day: 16 Micro Horror Stories

I have been surfing the net over lumch and ran across this site with 16 fun very, very (micro?) horror stories. Check it out: http://www.dumpaday.com/random-pictures/funny-pictures/short-horror-stories-will-send-chills-spine-16-pics/.    Here's the first one as a quick sample (all were submitted by "Jon" on January 28, 2015): "Growing up with cats and dogs, I got used to the sounds of … Continue reading Dump-a-Day: 16 Micro Horror Stories

‘Tis the Season to be Scared!

Just a little Christmas fun from Ottawahorror.com.  Follow this link to their site and you can post this on Facebook, Twitter, Stumbleupon, and others.Check out the following note to be found on their About Us Page: Started in 2008, we are a blog and portal dedicated to all things horror in our nation's [Canada] capital. If you … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to be Scared!