Tag: comedy


Interviews

Diva Interview: Author Z. B. Heller   I thought a good interview series would be talking to different authors who write in a variety genres. Romance, mystery, coming of age, sci-fi, horror, etc. The Divas work primarily with independent authors, so there is a large pool to interview from. Today’s interview we’re talking to Z. B. Heller. She writes women’s fiction/literature but it’s largely humor...

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Articles / On Writing

What Jonathan Coulton Can Teach You about Writing Comedy . Well, it’s one day before the big tax deadline, so I thought I would keep it light. Today I’m sharing with you five classic Jonathan Coulton songs and discussing what they can teach you about writing comedy. If you don’t know who Jonathan Coulton is, you’re really missing out. He’s an independent artist with a...

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On Genre / Special

A Protestant, two Catholics and a Mormon walk into a bar… Comedy. It’s that elusive and indefinable thing that makes us laugh. We cannot define it, but we know it when we see it (or read it). Senses of humor are as varied as our genetic codes. One man’s outrageously amusing is another’s disgusting tripe, and it takes a talented author indeed to conquer the...

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Writing Prompts

The writing prompt for this week is a phrase to help authors work a little humor into their repertoire. Humor tends to be one of those areas in writing that authors either excel or struggle with. There’s not a lot of middle ground here. Mostly because comedy is bound to the sense of humor of the individual reader. When a writer possesses a talent for...

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