|01-19-2013, 01:17 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jul 2011
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Joe Miller's Jests: Or, the Wits Vade-mecum (1739)
All 247 jokes are available here: http://www.staggernation.com/jmj/
It's worth a look for anyone interested in the evolution of language and/or the evolution of humour.
|01-20-2013, 08:04 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2007
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Moved to Reading Recommendations Forum.
“How to Write the First 3 Paragraphs of YOUR Indie Novel” - by Max Waxwelp1) Always write 3 sentences of exposition; 2) now create some dialogue, preferably no more than 2 sentences; and 3) make certain the dialogue is either inane or humorous. Example:
“Bob, I did not know you wore yellow suspenders,” Sally remarked.
“Gee, Sally, those are not suspenders. I am wearing yellow underwear today,” Bob revealed.
The dialogue above will help produce at least 100 more pages of dialogue.
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