The Ins & Outs, Ups & Downs and Nuts & Bolts of Humour Writing
Start: 19th October 2012 at 6:00pm
End: 21st October 2012 at 2:00pm
Writing that makes the reader chuckle, chortle or momentarily snigger appears deceptively easy. True, humour is often conversational in style, encouraging readers to assume the words tumble effortlessly onto the page. Yet creating a humorous piece is just as challenging as writing a serious novel, complex thriller or multifaceted sci-fi story. This course shows you how to fabricate a funny idea and concoct a comical story by abandoning any modest choice of language, milking grammar for all its worth and indulging in full frontal use of exaggeration.