Tag Archives: Humor

Writing Medical Romance

I write medical romance. A tip for others who want to write about doctors: they cannot/would not date their patients – unless they want to lose their licence to practice medicine. I know that readers are sometimes asked to suspend … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Hair Perils by Catherine Castle

Picture by Monikflores from Pixabay   My husband read something on Facebook the other day that said by the time the shelter-at-home COVID-19 orders are lifted there will be 88% fewer blondes. I laughed out loud at the quip when … Continue reading

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De-Stress with Humor

According to one study, adults laugh—on average—seventeen times a day. Pre-school children, on the other hand, can laugh up to 300 times a day. That discrepancy becomes even more pronounced at this time of the year. With less than three … Continue reading

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The Unintended Consequences of Divorce

I thought I’d have a little fun today. So many serious things to contend with. I decided to whip up a little recipe for laughter. Is there anything funnier than life? All of us have experienced the devastation (sometimes joy) … Continue reading

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Beat the Block.

Yeah, yeah, this has been done a million times before. But not by me! 😛 Today I’m talking about Writer’s Block, this enigmatic phenomena of when your creative brain hits a wall in a juicy explosion of frustrating glory. And … Continue reading

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The Ménage in Menagerie

Warning! Adult Content! You must be 18 or over to read this blog post as it’s about sex and stuff. Also it would help if you had a really irreverent attitude about sex and stuff. Romance writers sometimes get a … Continue reading

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My Particular Lack of Promotion

Why do I punish myself . . . I’m a masochist. Masochism is an eponym — a word named after a person. Leopold von Sacher-Masoch was an Austrian writer in the nineteenth century who described the gratification he got from … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey … Wild Turkey, That Is

Today’s blog has nothing to do with writing, aside from some good old-fashioned frustration, which we all feel at some point in our careers. It’s about unexpected, and unwanted, guests of the non-human variety. And I don’t mean vampires or … Continue reading

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How Many Dogs Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

Border Collie: Just one. Then I’ll replace any wiring that’s not up to code. Rottweiler: Make me! Lab: Oh, me, me! Pleeease let me change the light bulb! Can I? Huh? Huh? Dachshund: You know I can’t reach that stupid … Continue reading

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Bibliophilia —Disease, Delight or Disgrace?

“When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes.” — Desiderius Erasmus   Do you ever feel like this? I know I do. I’m a bibliophile and my house is … Continue reading

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