Friday, August 11, 2006

Friday Top 10

Top 10 Writer's Digest articles we’d like to see

10. Convince the IRS that chocolate and coffee are business expenses.
9. Earth friendly uses for those rejection letters!
8. How to continue using the same book jacket photo for thirty years.
7. Turn those speeding tickets into research opportunities!
6. LOL and other annoying e-acronyms all writers should avoid.
5. Violent video games to keep your kids away from you and your keyboard.
4. How to convince your spouse that writer's conferences are not “vacations.”
3. Ways to blow off those people who think you’re just dying to ghost-write their book.
2. How to convince your mother that you’re not a closet homicidal maniac.

And the number one Writers’ Digest article we’d like to see…

1. Why best-selling authors never follow the rules we shove down your throat!


Margo Carmichael said...

Re #10--You mean, they aren't? Maybe if we offer to send them some! LOL (!!!) ; )

Robin Cynclair said...

AMEN on #4! LOL (Ha, couldn't resist).....and we'll miss you at ACFW! Are you SURE you can't sneak away and come join us?

Linda Fulkerson said...

I'm with Margo! You mean coffee & chocolate AREN'T business expenses??? (You don't have any blog groupies who work for the IRS, do you?)

Heather said...

I saw on some website somewhere (to use a Pauline phrase) where you can turn your rejection letters into toilet paper. How much earth friendlier can you get?

Dineen A. Miller said...

LOL! Heather, I like the way you think. Talk about poetic justice...

Camy Tang said...

ROFL!!!! This is the most entertaining blog I've read this week!