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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Short humor - what is it and who cares? Why write for magazines? Does a first book author need an agent? What do you mean by indirection in a story? This book answers these questions that aspiring writers ask. It is intended for those who write humor or have ever wanted to.

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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

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About the author (2000)

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

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