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Dr John Yeoman, MA Oxon, MPhil, PhD Creative Writing, FSRS* is a UK university tutor in the short story. He has 42 years experience as a successful commercial writer, newspaper editor and one-time chairman of a major PR consultancy.
He has published innumerable works of humour, some intended to be humorous.
* Founder, the Society for the Rehabilitation of the Semi-colon