10/14 Humor Writing with Wendi Aarons Think funny writers are natural comedians? Not always! Comedy is a craft that can be learned like any other. This class will introduce tips, tricks, and easy ways to lighten up dialogue and prose to be more humorous, plus how to write conceptual humor pieces. The class will cover:
  • Types of humor (parody, satire, comedic monologues, and others)
  • Strategies and appropriateness for each type
  • Outlets that accept humor submissions
  • Ways to raise your profile as a humor writer
The class will be 10/14 & 10/21 from 12-2


About the instructor: 

Wendi Aarons is an award-winning humor writer who lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two sons. Her humor has appeared in numerous publications, including The New Yorker, McSweeneys Internet Tendency, US Weekly Fashion Police, and Nickelodeon. She was named ‘Funniest Mom Blog” by Parents magazine. Wendi is also one of the creators of the much-lauded twitter feed @paulryangosling, and her humor pieces have been performed in national shows by actresses including Uzo Aduba, Alison Brie and Sharon Horgan. Her humor book “Attention Passengers” is forthcoming from McSweeneys Publishing.