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Need A Pick-Me-Up? Check Out These Jokes About Writing

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We had a big laugh when we stumbled across this list of jokes about writing from Villanova University—and we hope you will enjoy them too!

Here’s one of our favorites:

A writer died and was given the option of going to heaven or hell.

She decided to check out each place first. As the writer descended into the fiery pits, she saw row upon row of writers chained to their desks in a steaming sweatshop. As they worked, they were repeatedly whipped with thorny lashes.

“Oh my,” said the writer. “Let me see heaven now.”

A few moments later, as she ascended into heaven, she saw rows of writers chained to their desks in a steaming sweatshop. As they worked, they, too, were whipped with thorny lashes.

“Wait a minute,” said the writer. “This is just as bad as hell!”

“Oh no, it’s not,” replied an unseen voice. “Here, your work gets published.”

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4 Responses to Need A Pick-Me-Up? Check Out These Jokes About Writing

  1. Interviewer: So what are you doing now?
    Writer: I’m writing my first book of poems.

    Five years pass.
    Interviewer: So what are you doing now?
    Writer: I’m writing my first book of poems.

    Another five years pass.
    Interviewer: So what are you doing now?
    Writer: I’m writing my first book of poems.

    Five years pass, again.
    Interviewer: So what are you doing now?
    Writer: I’m writing my SECOND book of poems.

  2. Not exactly a joke, but if the “Dear John” letters count:

    The professor wrote on the board:
    WOMAN WITHOUT HER MAN IS NOTHING

    The men wrote in their notes:
    Woman, without her man, is nothing.

    The women wrote in their notes:
    Woman! Without her, man is nothing.

  3. A novelist went to a psychiatrist and said anxiously, “Doc, I keep having the same dream, over and over. I wake up and I know the dream is a great idea for a best-selling novel, then I go back to sleep and, when I wake up the next morning, I can’t remember the plot! It’s driving me crazy!”

    “When you go to bed at night,” the psychiatrist suggested, “leave a notepad and pencil on the bedside table. When you awake from the dream, with the memory of it fresh in your mind, write it down.”

    That night, the writer placed a pad and pencil next to his bed. As usual, he had the dream again and woke up more convinced than ever that it was a terrific idea for a book. He snatched up the pencil, jotted a brief note, then, relieved, turned over and went back to sleep.

    When the novelist awoke in the morning, he couldn’t remember a single thing about the dream, but he knew he’d followed the psychiatrist’s sage advice. Excited, he grabbed the notepad and read his note to himself:

    “WRITE IT DOWN.”

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