You’ve decided to inject some humor into your writing, in an effort to allow readers to better relate. And yet, you’re at a loss as to how to make sure that your light-hearted efforts will make the grade.
What makes humor work? How can you know that your readers will laugh?
“What to do?” You pace back and forth in a dither, unsure whether or not you can do this.
Can’t figure out where to go for help in making these important decisions? Might we suggest the tried and true? Who better to provide you with an answer than author Anna Burke, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 5/16-31/15 Pen & Ink session?
This session’s question? What makes humor work in your writing, and what advice would you give to others?
Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes. There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Anna Burke is!
- The Editors