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Funny Story Ashley Parker Owens

Funny Story

Ashley Parker Owens

Published February 19th 2014
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Writing fiction can be slippery—what is funny to one person may not be amusing to another. As Erma Bombeck said, “there is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.” Funny Story offers insightful tales thatMoreWriting fiction can be slippery—what is funny to one person may not be amusing to another. As Erma Bombeck said, “there is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.” Funny Story offers insightful tales that might make you laugh out loud, or just leave a smile on your face. “Helen Wheels” has a wild romp of a life and is a wild woman in the truest sense of the word. “Fort Knocks” is a Runyonesque story about two criminals and their plan to knock over Fort Knox. “The Gold Thong” helps an aspiring author with writer’s block. Grandma Skinner’s family and community help her move her bowels in “If Faith can move Mountains.” This collection of powerful creative writing includes some of the best writers in the South. Authors include Casey Clabough, G. C. Compton, Shirley Eaves, James Fischer, Elizabeth Glass, Nick Johnson, Allen Kopp, Lisa McCormack, Martin Hill Ortiz, Chelsea Peloquin, Mary Popham, and John Sparks.