Work, Nights Out and Other Short Stories: Funny, Sad, and Everything in Between. Getting a job, having fun in a job, avoiding trouble, having a night out and doing it all again…..and again.:
A boy in a fly’s body.
A toad waiting to be kissed.
Horses that know Morse code and aliens who hijack children’s bodies.
Has everyone gone completely bonkers?
These hilarious stories by award-winning author, Tom E. Moffatt, transport you to a world where mind-swapping is possible. But be warned: looking in the mirror will never be the same again.
A thought ..I really should be plugging my own book here. If I had one I would. I have two ready to unleash. I can see them sitting on the bottom shelf of a charity shop closing down sale in no time. It wont be long I keep telling myself. In fact, putting these recommendations on here has inspired me to get my arse in gear. Rant over..on with the books written by people whos arses are in gear.
The Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year.
80 of the funniest stories ever written, selected and introduced by Paul Merton.
From Anton Chekhov to Ali Smith, from P.G. Wodehouse to Nora Ephron, the greatest writers are those who know how to laugh. Here, award-winning comedian and broadcaster Paul Merton brings together his favourite funny stories of all time.
Whether it’s the silly, surreal, slap-stick or satirical that makes you smile, there’s a story here to tickle every funny bone. From prize-winners and literary giants, to stand-up comedians and the rising stars of funny literature, this brilliant anthology is guaranteed to cheer your day
Learn How to Write a Funny Story
Book 1 is called ‘ How to Write Funny’. Can you guess what the 3rd one is called? Yes, you can contact me and tell me i should read them again.
Can you learn how to write comedy? Absolutely—anyone can.
Scott Dikkers will tell you how. He’s co-founder and longest-serving editor-in-chief of The Onion, the world’s most popular humor publication, and founder of The Onion Training Center at the Second City in Chicago. He’s also a #1 best-selling humor author and winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor.
In How to Write Funnier, he tells you everything you need to know to start writing funny stories, how to write funny scenes, and how to write funny sketches.