Tis Pity He's a Writer

Richard Daybell – Novels, stories and short humor

Dear Writer, Thank You, But . . .

Last week’s post featured my first big sale as a writer. For a writer, such an event is a cause for celebration, an event that will be long remembered. Another … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 17 Comments

Dear Writer, We’re Accepting Your . . .

The following is the first piece of writing I sold to a major publication. It appeared in the Sunday Arts and Leisure section of The New York Times back shortly … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Incredible Shrinking Wrap

Several years ago, we found the perfect gift for my father who, in his seventies, had just given up smoking. It was a little glass case with a tiny hammer … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 7 Comments