Tagged with writing humor

Why We Write

A friend at the California Writer’s Club suggested that I subscribe to two magazines.  His recommendations were “Poets & Writers,” and “Writer’s Digest.”  Of the two, only “Poets & Writers” was available on the Kindle, so that’s the one I picked to get started reading about writers.  It turns out that there’s a “Why We … Continue reading

Manuscript Review at Wesleyan Writer’s Conference

I spent three days at the Wesleyan writer’s conference last week.  My manuscript review went well, as I received the objective feedback that I needed.  The reviewer, Jay O’Shea, recommended that I study the humorists as there is a structure for humor that involves building tension before resolving that tension humorously.  I was given (voluntary) … Continue reading