Classic Jokes for Writers

June 13, 2018 § 15 Comments


julie-bio-pic-cropBy Julie Vick

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Interrupting bird.
Interrupting bird wh–
Tweet. You really must read this Tweet.

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What do you get when you cross a writer with a deadline?
A really clean house.

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What did the writer who was told they have no platform do?
Buy much, much higher shoes.

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Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Writers go.
Writers go who?
No, writers go, “Why did this seem like such a brilliant idea last night?”

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Where would a writer never want to live?
A writer’s block.

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A writer walks into a bar. The bartenders says, “Have you written 1000 words today? You told me to not sell you a drink until you hit your word count goal for the day.”
A writer walks out of a bar.

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What is black and white and red all over?
A writer’s latest draft that ended up in the trash with some V8 juice.

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Why did the writer cross the road?
She was supposed to be revising an essay, so she crossed the road to run some errands, and go for a quick walk, and maybe buy a new toaster.

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Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Orange.
Orange who?
Orange you supposed to be finishing your current draft instead of reading jokes for writers?
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Julie Vick’s writing has appeared in New Yorker’s Daily ShoutsMcSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and The Rumpus. She teaches writing at the University of Colorado Denver.

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