Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Calling All Humor Writers. Does Your Writing Smell Funny To Your Friends?

COMEDY DEPOT

This writing challenge pays $1000 to the winner, and they're not joking.

Slackjaw Humor Writing Challenge
Photo by Patrick Schneider on Unsplash
Slackjaw has announced a humor writing challenge, which is currently live until September 21. You can find more information on joining the challenge here. “Slackjaw is Medium’s most-read humor publication with 90,000+ followers, and we want your funny writing! We also want to support humor writers — and aspiring humor writers — everywhere. That’s why we’re announcing our first Humor Writing Challenge.”

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Is being funny something you do? It's not easy being a comic, and writing funny can be even more challenging.

Here's a chance to see what you're made of.

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And here are a few quips to close this off so I can post it and get the word out.

1.
A ham sandwich walks into a bar and orders a beer. 

The bartender says, "Sorry, we don't serve food here."

2. What do you call an alligator detective?

An investi-gator.


And finally, for a finale:


3.
A fly feels a bug on its back and asks, “Hey, bug on my back, are you a mite?” 

 “I mite be,” giggles the mite. 

 “That’s the worst pun I’ve ever heard,” the fly groans. 

 “What do you expect?” asks the mite. “I came up with it on the fly.”

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