Irony. Defined.

Shala, working on a post on her other blog: “Michael, how do you spell onomatopoeia?”

Michael: “I don’t know. Like it sounds?”


About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When Iā€™m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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7 Responses to Irony. Defined.

  1. tirane93 says:

    not unlike the time i ran across the word ‘autodidact’ in someone’s blog. i spent a couple of seconds thinking about asking them what it meant and then decided, screw it. i’ll go figure it out for myself.

  2. All I can say is that Richard Castle would approve.

    • Shala Howell says:

      I enjoy that show too. Have you read the books? I passed one last night in Barnes and Noble and was tempted, but am a little afraid of a book written by a fictional character.

      • I have all three of his books. If you like mysteries, I would recommend them. They are kind of your standard murder/mystery written by a guy. Nikki Heat has no personal looks description about her, just like most guy books are written. The second and third books are a bit more ‘grusome’ but I have enjoyed them, partly because of the link. Hey, maybe a library would have them that you could see first. Who knows. I would recommend them, and I’m not a mystery person. šŸ™‚

      • Shala Howell says:

        Conveniently, the Caterpickle and I have plans to romp around the children’s library while she’s on vacation this week, so I’ll check one out then. Thanks for the recommendation!

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