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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User Review  - BookAngel_a - LibraryThing

In this book, McManus incorporates examples of his humorous short stories with instructions and advice on how to write humor. He creates a character named Newton who asks him questions about writing ... Read full review

The Deer on a Bicycle

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I thought this was going to be another one of his great books with different short stories. Instead it is how he has DEVELOPED his stories. Read full review

Contents

My Life and Weird Times or How I Became a Writer of Humor
7
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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