AuthorsDen.com   Join (free) | Login  

   Your Online Literary Community! 
 Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors:  Philip Hughes-Luing, iJeanne Miller, iMichael Wayne, iJeff Ovall, iBurton Pines, iTony Bertot, iTom Kitt, i

 
Home > Author > shawn L underwood
 
shawn L underwood

· Become a Fan
· Contact author
· Books
· Stories
· 26 Titles
· 14 Reviews
· Add to My Library
· Share with a friend
·
Member Since: Oct, 2006

shawn L underwood, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.






  shawn L underwood           

Share  Save   [ Subscribe]        

I get personal satisfaction from making people chuckle and enlightening readers about the traits and experiences people around the world have in common.


Background Information

I grew up in Bellevue, Washington, where I attended an all girls Catholic school. Given the choice to attend a public or private high school , I chose public school, whereupon her parents replied “wrong choice.” It was the smartest decision I never made since at the time, my fondest desire was to live in a commune. After graduating, I attended Washington State University, earning a B.A. in Speech and a Graduate Degree in Audiology—fields that proved to be particularly useless in my future endeavors as a humor writer.

 

Over the years I held a wide variety of jobs, which provided excellent fodder for my writing, if not excellent wages. I failed to make my mark as a strawberry picker due to my languid picking style and flipping burgers left me feeling greasy. I also worked as an ‘under’ maid to the rich and famous in a resort town where I served appetizers at secret service-staffed cocktail parties and picke

Accomplishments

I won ‘Honorary Mention’ for a story in the ‘Humor Press’ contest. The story was a thinly disguised portrayal of my mother in law and her ‘depression era’ saving habits.

Describe your second successful writing piece-I submitted a piece to an anthology that was eventually published as a book, it was a funny piece about my inept abilities with my computer.

Additional Information

I am the humor columnist for the www.b-townblog.com, my bi-line is 'Underwood-Undercover

Favorite Links

Shawn Underwood
A compilation of humor stories about family, travels, and a "he said, she said" column with my husband as guest contributer.




Featured Book
Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century: from Kabbalah to
by Judith Laura

The award-winning Second Enlarged Edition of this highly acclaimed book, contains all material from the original 1997 edition plus additional content, including a Forewor..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Between Clouds and the Sea
by Frank Ryan

19-year-old Mylie O'Farrel is interested in music, girls and wild nights out on the town in London. Then Harry, an elderly ex-army officer, is brought into the..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.