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My Life and Other Lies: Tales From the Writer's List  By Steve Pitt

Five Stars on Amazon - a truly gifted humour writer, Humour in the Leacock style (For all reviews, scroll to the bottom)

From Blog Critics: Pitt displays an ability to weave wit, humor and nostalgia into artful story-telling similar to the works of Garrison Keillor, the celebrated author of Lake Wobegone Days, and Jean Shepherd whose collected anecdotes eventually became the holiday classic A Christmas Story. Full Review

Hear a Podcast of one of the stories from the book

Listen to an interview with Steve 

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Is it possible to defend yourself from a 'roid raged body builder with a 'roid raged Chihuaha?

Have you ever been seen in your backyard trying to collect a pee sample from your dog with a bone china tea cup?

Has a close relative ever waved a dead rat under your nose and asked you if it was fresh enough to eat?

For nearly a decade Steve Pitt has been amusing his fellow writers with his off-beat postings on professional writer list-servs. His subjects include everyday topics like friends, family and his numerous side careers as militia soldier, movie extra, armored truck guard, resort cook, and stay-at-home dad. His fellow writers have compared Steve's humour to Bob Newhart, David Sedaris and Stephen Leacock. Many of these list-serv yarns have gone on to find publication in Canadian Living, Chatelaine, Toronto Life, Stitches, Canadian Health and the Globe and Mail. Here is what other writers are saying about Steve Pitt's writing:

"These true life tales range from the gently picaresque to the wildly funny. Leacock Redux" William Deverell, award winning crime novelist, Pender Island BC

"He's pee-your-pants funny. This book should come with a warning label or pack of adult diapers"  Helena Katz, author/journalist, Fort Smith, NWT

"He surfaces with novel insights and bust-a-gut laughs every time. Steve Pitt is an expert storyteller, both wickedly funny and deeply generous - ­ a master of observational humour with heart."

Joanne Carnegie, Professional Writers Association of Canada member, Montreal 

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Two Kindle versions now available - The Sampler at $2.99  or The Full Version at $9.50

Distributed by the Ingram Book Company, trade paper, 164 pages, $17.95 US Retail ISBN 978-0-98110037-7-7

Reviews

Five Stars on Amazon - a truly gifted humour writer, Humour in the Leacock style

From Blog Critics: Pitt displays an ability to weave wit, humor and nostalgia into artful story-telling similar to the works of Garrison Keillor, the celebrated author of Lake Wobegone Days, and Jean Shepherd whose collected anecdotes eventually became the holiday classic A Christmas Story. Full Review

Listen to an interview with Steve on Youtube 

"Combining witty humor with the absurd, Pitt reminds us that having a good sense of humor enables us to tolerate and sometimes triumph over some annoying and even terrible events that befall us from time-to-time during our life." Review by Norm Goldman on Bookpleasures.com

"This guy is funny.  Very funny.  My family would be laughing to read what I am writing, as they think I don't have a sense of humour, but I was practically falling off my sofa with laughter while reading this book." From Heather Pearson on her book review blog   

"His stories are unique and offbeat, and also questionably true, as he brings a blend of reality and thought for a truly unique compilation. "My Life and Other Lies" is a read that will entertain for many an hour." From Small Press Bookwatch of The Midwest Review