Regular readers of this website (see also: Mother, my) will have noticed a certain silence the last few weeks, as personal and professional considerations have forced me to alter my normally diligent writing and publishing schedule in favor of a more relaxed program. In other words, I've been really busy, and I haven't been writing as many funny stories.
There are lots of different reasons for this, which include, but are not limited to, sickness, travel, weddings, conferences, car batteries, car tires, something called an ETAX system, car shopping, car agonizing, car buying, Gettysburg, the Smithsonian, the Lincoln Memorial, a half-marathon, and something I like to call "laziness."
The biggest reason, however, is that I am currently pouring all my creative energy into a novel, and that tends to suck all of the funny stories out of a person. Sorry about that. You can, however, expect a return to our regular publishing schedule (new stories Wednesday, new blog posts Friday, for those of you who don't know) once the first draft of the novel is completed.
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I'll also be releasing a "best-of" anthology of funny stories sometime near the beginning of September. This anthology will include updated and expanded versions of some of my most popular stories from the last year, along with a healthy dose of exciting new material, including:
- The adventures of Stephen King, Nicholas Sparks, and George R. R. Martin as they try to stop J. K. Rowling from destroying the world!
- The heroic saga of Padrick Pennington, the man who lost everything trying to outlaw the use of Dr. Seuss at high school graduation ceremonies!
- The Way of the Sub: Part II!
- The story of a lowly, nameless stormtrooper, struggling to make a workers compensation claim in the crumbling Galactic Empire!
- Probably something with goblins in it!
If you have an intelligent electronic device of some kind, you'll be able to read it. And you should read it. It will be funny and almost free.
Also, you should read it if you are someone who knows me well enough that it would be kind of awkward if you didn't read it.
Anyways, info on all that will be posted to this website with increasing regularity as the release date approaches. You can also expect all of the completely free words to continue as normal.
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In the meantime, I suggest you catch up on the news, invite a friend to lunch, or visit some of your favorite trees. I will be buried in my computer screen, fiddling with prepositions.
Jordan Jeffers would like to thank every single person who has read anything he has written and said something nice about it. He would also like to thank every person who has lied about reading something he has written and said something nice about it. It means more to him than you might think.