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Humor Rules

Commandments of humor in writing

Photo by Magdalena Smolnicka on Unsplash

This story matters to me since it lays out concepts for making writing funny. Humor is the secret weapon of the writer.

Don’t use alliteration used in poetry.

Use metaphors and similies like the countless laps of a dog looking for the corner of a round room in order to releive itself.

Use humor found in the…

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Robert Shaneyfelt

Robert Shaneyfelt

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I received my Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Trine University. “To write about life first, you must live it.” - Ernest Hemingway