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Pod: Make it Funny!

With Fay Jacobs:

February 19, 2022 @ 9:35 am 10:35 am EST

Writing humorous prose can be taught. Whether you want to add humor to a novel or an essay, develop funny characters, or make readers laugh out loud at whatever comes from your keyboard, this workshop will provide advice and rules for writing funny stuff. By reading and analyzing copy from humor writers, you’ll learn what makes something funny, how to land a punchline, why the word pickle is funny, and what you can do to ensure a laugh in your writing. You’ll laugh and learn.

Fay Jacobs is currently Managing Editor for Bywater Books. She has 5 published collections of humorous/activist essays with Bywater Books, was named a 2019 Champion of Pride by The Advocate Magazine and has won numerous awards for her books. She’s written for The Washington Post, Advocate Magazine, Washington Blade, Delaware Beach Life, and has authored a column for 26 years for Letters from CAMP Rehoboth and more. She’s also a sit-down comic performing her solo show Aging Gracelessly: 50 Shades of Fay all over the country. For more information about this author and to view book purchase information, visit the Authors page.

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