Julie Vick, Writer

Humor, Parenting, and Travel Writer

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On Submitting to McSweeney’s

On Submitting to McSweeney’s

I developed a soft spot for McSweeney's Internet Tendency when I first heard about the site when I was living in Brooklyn in the early 2000s. At that time McSweeney's had a small store that featured things like taxidermy and a book about how to care for your miniature...

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My 2021 Writing Year Wrapped

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com Time for the 2021 year-end writing wrap-up, which I have been doing for a few years now. You can find last year’s report here. This year was a big year writing-wise for me because my first book came out. And because...

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12 Funny Gift Books That Make Great Gifts

12 Funny Gift Books That Make Great Gifts

Looking for a funny gift book recommendation? I asked funny women authors (and myself) to recommend humor books to get as gifts. Check out this list for a range of options from satire to fiction to buy for yourself or someone else who enjoys laughter. Tiffany Midge,...

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38 Parenting Humor Writing Markets to Submit to

38 Parenting Humor Writing Markets to Submit to

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash Below is a non-exhaustive list of markets to send parenting humor writing to. I’ve linked to submission guidelines to pubs that I know of that have them listed online. If they don’t list them online, you can often turn up an editor...

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17 Funny Tweets All Introverted Parents Will Relate To

17 Funny Tweets All Introverted Parents Will Relate To

If you are the type of person who draws energy from alone time and prefers quieter environments, parenting can pose a few challenges. Luckily, the parents of Twitter are here to help. From struggling to find alone time to surviving the kid birthday party gauntlet,...

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