Winokur, Jon

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WINOKUR, Jon. Also writes as Howard Ogden. American, b. 1947. Genres: Essays, Humor/Satire, Reference. Career: Advertising copywriter in Los Angeles, CA, 1971-75; partner of a marketing agency in Los Angeles, 1975- 77; real estate investor in Los Angeles, 1977-83; writer, 1983-. Publications: Master Tips, 1985; The Pride Method, 1986; Writers on Writing, 1986; The Portable Curmudgeon, 1987; Zen to Go, 1988; A Curmudgeon's Garden of Love, 1989; Friendly Advice, 1990; Mondo Canine, 1991; The Portable Curmudgeon, Redux, 1992; Fathers, 1993; Je Ne Sais What?, 1995; The Rich Are Different, 1996; (with N. Epstein) Happy Motoring!, 1997; Advice to Writers, 1999; How to Win at Golf, 2000; The Traveling Curmudgeon, 2003.