Blogging, Writing

Insert Sarcasm Here — Miscommunication in the Digital Age

  Sarcasm is a tricky beast. Some find it hilarious, while others deem it humiliating. When done well, it's often indecipherable -- a straight-faced delivery can majorly mess with literal-minded folks that just "don't get it." And this is when you're standing right next to each other. On the phone, you can sometimes catch it: A… Continue reading Insert Sarcasm Here — Miscommunication in the Digital Age

Writing

A Muse to Amuse

[picapp align="center" wrap="false" link="term=laughing+clown&iid=255537" src="http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/255537/clown-stretching-his/clown-stretching-his.jpg?size=500&imageId=255537" width="339" height="480" /]  Recently, I had a conversation with a writer friend that revolved around this question:  Are humor writers considered "true writers" by other writers?  (That sentence is so crowded with writers, let's wait a minute for the smoke and superfluous adjectives to clear...)    Now, I wouldn't call myself a humor writer (can I hear an Amen!… Continue reading A Muse to Amuse