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Humor Writer of the Month: Rebecca Regnier

Rebecca Regnier is a prolific author, Emmy-winning television journalist and award-winning newspaper columnist. For more than 20 years she has written local news and lifestyle stories in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

She describes the books in her new paranormal mystery series, Widow’s Bay, as a witty mix of True Blood and Desperate Housewives. The books combine her humor, life as a reporter and love of paranormal fiction.

She’s been honored by the Associated Press and Women in Communications for work ranging from investigative reporting to enterprise news stories. Her reports and commentary have been featured on the Gracie Award-winning show MomsEveryday, seen across the country.

In 2020, she won first place in humor writing from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists for her funny columns in the Monroe News. Read the winning columns:

Soiree Needed for No Longer Blushing Brides

Pop Culture and the Demarcation of Age

Rebecca is part of the faculty for the 2020 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop and a preliminary judge for Nickie’s Prize for Humor Writing.

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Sisterly Love

“From the day she first broke me out of my crib, we have been creating havoc together,” one applicant wrote about her sister.

“No one in the world gets the quintessential me like she does,” another wrote. “We laugh to the point of tears and inability to breathe.”

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Banks for Nothing, Moneybags

If I ever won Powerball and survived the shock, a technical necessity since you can’t collect if you are legally dead, I still wouldn’t be in the money. That’s because my wife, a neat person, would inadvertently throw out the ticket or I, a messy person, would put the ticket somewhere in the house for safekeeping and never find it again.
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