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This sounds amazing! I can't wait to experience this. Over the Top Secret is such a great story title. Happy belated birthday, Alexa!

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🤗 Thank you! I’m so excited to entertain you 💃🏻

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I read that blurb when someone showed me how to find the library on Substack for writers of fiction. I was like, "I found my humans", and since I'm focusing mainly on mystery/noir currently in my writing, I went to that section, and I saw this funny blurb about OTTS. Great hook! I'm not sure I write "funny", but the main character of the first book of my forthcoming mystery series, Sesame Swallow, does have her moments, and at least she makes me laugh - that's a start. Here's an excerpt from the first book: https://sjstone.substack.com/publish/posts/detail/136352900/share-center

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🥹 This is so cool! Thank you for sharing and for joining The Giggler community of goofballs! Also I tried the link but for some reason it is saying I can’t access because it’s a private link? Eager to check our Sesame Swallow!

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Also, looking forward to OTTS! I just downloaded Christopher Moore's "Noir", and he is such a good and funny author. I love his books and have read probably half a dozen.

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Annoying social media thingy. It's probably because I used the link for "sharing" that it does after you post, not the link to the excerpt. If it had been an email, I would have forgotten the attachment. This is a thing with me. But, let's try this:

https://sjstone.substack.com/p/sesame-swallow-private-investigator

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Over the Top Secret sounds amazing!! Lately I've been laughing at everything Meg Oolders writes over on her Substack - Stock Fiction.

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Stock Fiction is great! Thanks for the referral

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Glad you liked it! Meg is awesome!

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Thank you for being here! I will definitely check out her Substack 👀

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Ahoy! We were discussing secret doors, so just following up. 😬

I usually say that comedies are not funny but I really liked Hot Fuzz. Just the right sprinklings of everything.

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Also, welcome!

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Hot Fuzz is awesome! It’s one of my favorite films. I love the snapzooms and fast paced editing. So fun.

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Jan 29, 2023Liked by Alexa Tuttle

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More than happy to wait around for your story to come out. I like to laugh. In the meantime, I left you a link so you could take a look at what I have.

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Nice to meet you, fellow writer! I love that you write so many different kinds of stories.

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Hmmmm it takes a lot for me to giggle I think? But the funniest thing I’ve read in a while was actually an in-progress script about a jester....But I also laughed too hard at the menu (dark humor).

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Hahaha I know which in-progress story you’re talking about! And YES I can’t wait to see The Menu. The trailer looked great and after watching The Great I’m a fan of Nicholas Hoult (I think that’s how you spell it?)

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Jan 26, 2023Liked by Alexa Tuttle

The funniest book I recently read was actually a children’s book! Called Detective Butthead or 「おしりたんてい」in Japanese! It is so ridiculous, but the story is actually funny and interesting! I was not expecting a children's book to actually entertain me. The best part is the detective’s partner is called Mr. Brown! I laughed out loud multiple times throughout. It’s a good series and if you like that sort of humor, I’d say its worth reading to your kids as well 😜!

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Bahahaha omg that sounds amazing 🤣 Is the story written in Japanese?

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Jan 26, 2023Liked by Alexa Tuttle

Yes, it is! Oops- I forgot to mention that one important detail! I hope they have an English translation so more people can enjoy it!

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Jan 26, 2023·edited Jan 26, 2023Liked by Alexa Tuttle

I haven’t read it in a while, but the funniest book I can think of is “do androids dream of electric sheep.” The book is filled with deadpan humour and absurdity at the situation the characters are in--trying to figure out whether somebody is human or not. Although my wife didn’t interpret it as a comedy at all so maybe I’m just strange

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That totally sounds like my kind of book. And how interesting that it could be interpreted so differently! Adding it to my list 📚

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I recently discovered the SPACE TEAM series by Barry J Hutchison... 😂 So far I’ve laughed on almost every page throughout. Oh! And the audiobook performance by Phil Thron is awesome. Highly recommend!

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