Mark Twain’s Use Of The Twist

Mark Twain used several methods to make his readers smile. One was the "twist or zinger." Lead your audience in one direction and then pull the rug out from under them with a surprise at the end. Here  are a few of Twain's classics: "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the … Continue reading Mark Twain’s Use Of The Twist

Patrick McManus – The Outdoors Enthusiast’s Humorist

I can think of no better example of an Outdoorsman's Humorist than Patrick McManus. His many books and articles about camping, hunting, and fishing mishaps have entertained generations of outdoors enthusiasts. Over the years, McManus has brought to life fictional characters in his stories that bring his humor to life. Characters with names like; Retch … Continue reading Patrick McManus – The Outdoors Enthusiast’s Humorist