The deer on a bicycle: excursions into the writing of humor

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Eastern Washington University Press, 2000 - Humor - 188 pages
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Review: The Deer on a Bicycle: Excursions Into the Writing of Humor

User Review  - Kathy Nickerson - Goodreads

This isn't your average book on writing. Humor writer McManus manages to keep the reader laughing while giving practical advice for writing. His subject is humor writing, but his tips and techniques ... Read full review

Review: The Deer on a Bicycle: Excursions Into the Writing of Humor

User Review  - Burton W. Cole - Goodreads

No, this isn't a book of step-by-step mechanics of how to write humor. Yes, it does omit instructions on some of the finer McManus-isms. But it is my go-to book for encouragement, inspiration, ideas ... Read full review

Contents

My Life and Weird Times or How I Became a Writer of Humor
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What do you mean by indirection in a story?
19
Why write for magazines?
22
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Patrick F. McManus divides his time between Spokane, Washington, and Idaho.

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