Category Archives: Patrick McManus

Patrick Francis McManus (born August 25, 1933) is an American outdoor humor writer. A humor columnist for Outdoor Life and other magazines, his columns have been collected in several books, beginning with A Fine and Pleasant Misery (1978) up through Kerplunk! Stories (2008).

Panic

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It is best, if one is a panicker, to get the panic out of the system as quickly as possible.

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Fear of Writing

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“The Fear in writing comes from exposing your thoughts, your emotions, your experiences, your ideas, your talent, your intelligence, and ultimately yourself to public scrutiny and possible scorn.”

~Patrick McManus