If you're looking for the funniest stuff, I suggest starting with the Steve, Don't Eat It Homage and then the travel category. You're on your own with the older posts that have yet to be categorized.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Editing For Dummies

Editor: There's a problem with your story.
Writer: What's the problem?
E: You only have three "highlight" bullets, our policy is four per story.
W: Well, I already had to stretch for those three. Can't we go with that?
E: No. Rules from the top. You need a fourth bullet.
W: How about the bullet that killed the doctor? Does that count?
E: Don't be a wise-ass. Now get me that fourth bullet!
W: Sagga-fragga-brigga...

Try to guess which one it was.

  • Slaying not premeditated, suspect says while defending self at trial
  • Doctor killed while preparing snack inside New York home
  • Suspect says he was only trying to wound doctor
  • Defendant imprisoned on state murder conviction
And just in case they change the story, here's a screen shot.

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