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He's accepting short writing for a library segment in Thimbleweed Park. Deadline is August 29th.

Not clear if he wants all of the writing to be humorous or not. I mean, I'd GUESS so, but I'm not really sure.

Ron says you can submit as many as you want.

Anyway, here you go:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZPs4tpXkvYGQ3Q4HjFvdAKtI6mhXrmmzkgMi1tAuFSGsOVQ/viewform

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Somebody do one called "The Secret Revealed Or Your Money Back!"

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4 minutes ago, Noname215 said:

Somebody do one called "The Secret Revealed Or Your Money Back!"

You open the book and are surprised to find that it contains only one sentence:

"The secret is that you had it in you all along."

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On 19/08/2016 at 6:57 PM, AnAnemoneInAnonymity said:

He's accepting short writing for a library segment in Thimbleweed Park. Deadline is August 29th.

Not clear if he wants all of the writing to be humorous or not. I mean, I'd GUESS so, but I'm not really sure.

Ron says you can submit as many as you want.

Anyway, here you go:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZPs4tpXkvYGQ3Q4HjFvdAKtI6mhXrmmzkgMi1tAuFSGsOVQ/viewform

I really wish he'd posted this in a Kickstarter update!

To be clear, he DOES answer your question, too:

"So... put on your smart glasses, grab a pencil, and most of all, have fun and be as serious or funny as you want."

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Bah, I was going to write something for this but I keep forgetting!

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Here's one of the things I sent in:

 

Whine and Dine

Step #14: If your child continues to whinge about the lack of chicken nuggets on the menu, place them in the child’s play area.

Step #15: If no child’s play area is available, either take away their dessert privileges, or threaten to not feed them at all. Judge which method will suit your child.

Step #16: If no child’s play area is available and they don’t care about your threats, simply give up. Your husband/wife may complain that you are not being harsh enough.

Step #17: Shrug shoulders.

Step #18: Repeat steps #1-17 indefinitely or until your husband/wife files for divorce.

Step #19: Portray yourself as an awful person so that they may keep the children.

Step #20: If you end up with the children, skip to #24 and repeat indefinitely. If they end up with the children, rejoice!

Step #21: Move far away.

Step #22: Time away will teach you that you were happier with a family, you just needed a break.

Step #23: Call your family. If rejected, skip to #24, if accepted back, your eyes will well up with happiness.

Step #24: Weep uncontrollably.

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He is accepting submissions again, but only for 24 hours. Go, Ane! Go!

 

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