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Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for October 14, 2019

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    Dtroutma Premium Member 6 months ago

    Maybe write about the cat’s life, more excitement?

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    Kveldulf  6 months ago

    I know for a fact that I am not the most boring person on Earth.

    That would be interesting.

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    sirbadger  6 months ago

    It is something to leave to your descendants. Their computers will probably rewrite it and shorten it.

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    RAGs  6 months ago

    When you have nothing to say, use a thesaurus to up the word count.

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    feverjr  6 months ago

    We have all had potholes in life, not all of us have married them….

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    pschearer Premium Member 6 months ago

    A great writer can keep readers fascinated by the most mundane things.

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    in.amongst  6 months ago

    Rats! i knew there was a catch.

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    Concretionist  6 months ago

    Behind every great author is a great editor. As an editor, she should know that it’s spelled “patootie”

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    cdward  6 months ago

    People will read good writing even if it’s not about a celebrity. I just attended an event where hundreds of people paid good money to see an actor tell the true story of a janitor. As mundane a story as there is, but well-told. The audience went away well satisfied.

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    Daniel Verburg  6 months ago

    Request from a non-American: what is a RAT’S PATOOT?

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    Watcher  6 months ago

    Do a Trump, find someone, blame them for everything, make up lies and say No quid pro quo and then tell all.

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    dot-the-I  6 months ago

    Eddie, sans cap, pipe, and imagination.

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    Kaputnik  6 months ago

    Actually, if people do give a rat’s patoot, that still doesn’t add up to a lot of sales. You want them to give a larger patoot than that.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 6 months ago

    You COULD pull a trump, have SOMEONE ELSE write it, and CLAIM that you did and that you are an expert at EVERYTHING…

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    J Quest  6 months ago

    Wed men tell no tales…

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    sanderling75  6 months ago

    Apparently, Betty is the pragmatist. Bob is the dreamer. Not a bad combination for longevity.

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    uniquename  6 months ago

    Apparently not. How else to explain the success of the Paris Hilton and the Kardashians.

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    Zebrastripes  6 months ago

    Finding out what the “rat’s patooty” IS the challenge….

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    ArtyD2 Premium Member 6 months ago

    Way for rich overlords to launder money to sycophantic toadies through phony book sales

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    todd47ma  6 months ago

    Light dawns on Marblehead. (That’s a MA geography saying)

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    MikyMN  6 months ago

    Seinfeld

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    Bookworm  6 months ago

    Great Writing: something you remember longer than the last tweet, post, text, or instagram you received.

    A “′Classic′ – a book which people praise and don’t read.” Mark Twain.

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    Linguist  6 months ago

    We are all actors in search of an audience.

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    Snoots  6 months ago

    A personal tell-all book also relies on one having something worth telling. Doesn’t appear Bob has much source material.

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    jvo  6 months ago

    Just do what your President does and imagine one. :p

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    thelost wizard  6 months ago

    Step 1. Designate yourself as an internet influencer.

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    mistercatworks  6 months ago

    It doesn’t matter as long as the writer gives a cat’s (sic) patoot. (Slightly better than a rat’s patoot.)

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    Bilan  6 months ago

    You could write like Ayn Rand, form a simplistic opinion and repeat it over and over. That should make it true.

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    KEA  6 months ago

    Judging by the people called “Celebrities” these days, the bar for giving a rat’s patoot must be very low.

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    Cornelius Noodleman  6 months ago

    I wrote about watching TV all summer…My teacher gave me an F!

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    bakana  6 months ago

    Claim it’s an Unauthorized “Tell All” Bio of Bill Clinton and it’ll sell a Million Copies before the ink is dry.

    Be Sure to title it something like “The Real Story of The Blue Dress”.

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    Just make it a “Roman a clef”.

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    cwg  6 months ago

    Sort of like when a cartoonist starts with making inane political jokes that cater to the one percent because he doesn’t like the person in office.

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