Humor in Heartache [Jennifer Munro]
Introductory/Intermediate. Editors and readers love to be surprised by a good laugh amidst even the most intense, profound, and poignant story. An unexpected chuckle provides relief for readers, just like it does in real life. We’ll take a look at numerous examples and examine the mirthful metaphor as the humerus bone that humorous work hinges upon. Come prepared to get serious about joking around. Lecture with brief generative exercises to practice injecting levity into your own serious stories.