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Humor for Writers – Publisher’s Management Advice

Humor for Writers – Publisher’s Management Advice

Humor for Writers – Publisher’s Management Advice A publishing firm, facing big problems after the advent of digital publishing, has been laying off a lot of its staff, including the manager of the fiction division. A new manager spends a week at his new office with the manager he is replacing. On the last day the departing manager tells him, “I have left three numbered envelopes in the desk drawer. Open an envelope if you encounter a … Read entire article »

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Humor for Writers – How the Pope made an obscure writer the most important person in the US

Humor for Writers – How the Pope made an obscure writer the most important person in the US

How the Pope made an obscure writer the most important person in the US John Smith was a writer who never got published and kept steady with his dayjob as a limousine chauffeur.  One day, his job required him to take the Pope, who had just finished a tour of the East Coast, to the airport. Having never driven a limo, the Pope asked the chauffeur if he could drive for awhile. Well, the chauffeur didn’t have … Read entire article »

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Humor – Negotiation

Humor – Negotiation

Toto is sitting at a job interview for an anti-terrorist unit, answering a job offer as a negotiator. Interviewer: What is your experience in negotiation?  Toto: Oh, I have years of experience, negotiating with the toughest people on the market. Interviewer: And what is your rate of success in these negotiations?  Toto: about 2% Interviewer (quite puzzled): Why do you think such a low success rate would make you a qualified negotiator with terrorists? Toto: I was negotiating with publishers!  Interviewer (extatic): … Read entire article »

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Humor – Burning Books

Humor – Burning Books

Burning Books Toto is doing his history homework about the rise of the Nazis in Germany. “Mum,” he asked, thoroughly puzzled. “Can you explain this to me?” “Sure, honey,” answered Mum, “What is it?” “Well, am doing a homework about the Kristalnacht, and it says here that the Nazis were burning the books of the authors they did not like.” “Yes they did, that was a very wicked thing to do, what don’t you understand?” “But Mum, if they did not … Read entire article »

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The Lending Tree

The Lending Tree

The Lending Tree courtesy of xkcd.com … Read entire article »

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