Tag Archives: writing

Based On A Totally Untrue Story

“Thanks again for letting me read the new chapter of your work in progress,” Holly said excitedly from her side of the path as she warmed her hands on her cup of coffee.  “I was just excited to see you … Continue reading

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Enjoy Your Discount Chocolate

It’s February 15th, Modern Philosophers, so I suggest you scramble off to the local grocery store to pick up leftover Valentine’s Day candy at severely discounted prices. Please buy this candy for your own enjoyment.  If you’re buying it for … Continue reading

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Where Have All The Pages Gone?

One would think that someone who famously suffers from abandonment issues would never turn his back on anyone, Modern Philosophers. However, I’ve done exactly that to the characters in my novel. I have not written a single word of that … Continue reading

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Paradise By The Laptop Light

This blog is specially designed, via a secret algorithm that I can never share, to inspire you to both laugh and to conjure up Deep Thoughts, Modern Philosophers. So you’re probably wondering where I find my inspiration when the time … Continue reading

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Sometimes When I’m Bored…

My mind is almost always going a mile a minute, Modern Philosophers.  Deep Thoughts are flashing from one synapse to another, and my brain is like a pinball machine as creative ideas bounce around seeking to grab my full attention … Continue reading

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Is This Thing Still On???

Hello?  Hello??? Is this thing still on?  Can anyone hear me? How’s it going, Modern Philosophers?  Have you missed me?  Sorry to suddenly disappear from the blogosphere without warning, but life happened. There’s just been so much going on in … Continue reading

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Writing In My Sleep

I thought I would use of all this stay at home time to develop a very particular set of skills, Modern Philosophers. No, I do not intend to learn how to track down terrorists who kidnap my daughter, but I … Continue reading

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Has Anyone Seen My Formal Sweatpants?

I know someone, Modern Philosophers, who once explained to me that he always wears a suit to work because he dresses for the job he wants. Apparently, I really want to be a writer (or maybe an eccentric recluse), because … Continue reading

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I Made A Perfect Phone Call

I’ve been watching the news a lot lately, Modern Philosophers. And by “watching the news”, I mean getting my daily dose of what’s going on in the world from the late night monologues of Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers. I … Continue reading

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Jokes Not Ready For Late Night (Holiday Edition)

Christmas is almost here, Modern Philosophers!  Holiday specials are showing up on every channel, and last night, The Nite Show with Danny Cashman aired its Christmas episode. I write monologue jokes for the show, and every taping, I turn in … Continue reading

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