6 Lessons from a Workshop on Humor Writing

Being funny actually takes a lot of practice and revision.

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Recently, my Humor Makes Us Better Storytellers course was visited by writer and comedian Valerie Nies. Her workshop was a mix of challenging my classmates and me to brainstorm potential content for jokes and humorous stories as well as work on analyzing and revising solid examples of humor. It…

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I’ve been a writer for years, but I always hide behind sci-fi and fantasy. As much as I appreciate comedy and humor, I’ve never committed myself to learning the art. Let’s see if I can manage to do it in grad school.

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Leigh Fisher, MS

Leigh Fisher, MS

Brooklyn-based writer and poet. Instructional designer in NYC. Drinks books. Loves coffee. (In that order.) Has an MS from NYU in Integrated Design & Media.