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Witty Wag Writes Whimsical Wordplay in Amphigory Almanac, Published by Outskirts Press


Virginia Beach, VA, July 12, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Amphigory Almanac: Hebetudinous Humour, Pedantic Prose, & Linguistic Levity: Meet Mr. J by Brandon Craig Jones. The author's most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the literary collections and essays category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at www.outskirtspress.com/meetmrj was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

Meet Mr. J encompasses a myriad of assorted amphigories ranging from plays on Ben Franklin, lists of one-liners, short stories, teleplays on ‘bromance,’ pontificated, postulated, and populated prose preponderantly by parading precipitous, pretentious, pompous, polysyllabic pedantry.

Finally a voice for an unspoken generation speaks with acerbic wit and ear tickling vernacular that rings true. Parenthetically, 236 typos (i.e. errors of grammar, syntax, semantics, linguistics, etc) have been intentionally left, not to exasperate a maladroit writing skill, but to accent how frivolous and moot rules can be in creative writing. It’s a “Where’s Waldo” of Errors making it interactive for the grammar gurus’ scrutiny.

Sometimes the stream of consciousness may seem scatterbrained and unfocused, but this was not done adventitiously. Each word was diligently and rigorously labored over. The steadfast and unwavering pace of self deprecating and self disparaging levity reminds the reader that the mission of the book is to be jocular and jovial at its own faults, follies, and foibles.

Debuting author, Brandon C. Jones, hits the scene with his complete collection of work. Each chapter is autonomous and non-interdependent on the others. It’s the kind of treatise that can be read in several different settings without losing momentum. Tone, word choice and style fluctuate, but motifs of a throwback to archetypal Woody Allen’s erudite absurdity act as the midwife to the birth of a refreshing style of American literature.

139 pages in length, Amphigory Almanac: Hebetudinous Humour, Pedantic Prose, & Linguistic Levity: Meet Mr. J is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the literary collections and essays category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Amphigory Almanac: Hebetudinous Humour, Pedantic Prose, & Linguistic Levity meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $15.95.

Additionally, Amphigory Almanac: Hebetudinous Humour, Pedantic Prose, & Linguistic Levity can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at www.outskirtspress.com/bookstore.

ISBN: 9781432760076

Format: 5.5 x 8.5 paperback cream

SRP: $15.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit www.outskirtspress.com/meetmrj.

About the author:

Brandon Jones majored in English and Communications at Old Dominion University. He’s performed standup comedy at HA! Comedy Club in NYC. He’s written for radio, TV, and the stage. Mr. Jones has also been published in copious periodicals including News Blaze, TCC Times, VA Pilot, Mace and Crown, Daily Comedy, and Punch Line Magazine.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at www.outskirtspress.com and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.

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