Tag: humor


Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise challenges you to experiment with dialogue and write a conversation between two characters, but have one of them constantly misconstrue what the other is saying. There are so many possible ways to spin an exercise like this. You could choose to have it go dark and...

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Writing Prompts

Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises! Oftentimes authors get so caught up in writing a romantic scene they forget that things rarely go according to plan, especially when sex is involved. And in those situations, humor is the element that alleviates the pressure and helps the players relax and enjoy the moment. This week’s writing prompt...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise combines an unlikely pair: tragedy and humor. In today’s world it’s not hard to find both. How will you spin the scene? Writing Exercise: Write a scene involving a tragic circumstance but make it humorous We hope you enjoy this feature and feel free to share...

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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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Special

Twelve Days of Christmas: Humor   The holidays should be a happy time filled with love and laughter. So with that in mind, I bring you twelve funny holiday memes (in no particular order) for your viewing pleasure. Have a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!                                      ...

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On Genre

Chick lit. The genre I never knew that I loved. Like romance, chick lit is a character driven genre. It’s all about the people and the journey. These are stories about women that we know—in fact women that we are or were. The women in these stories are familiar to us. They are our next door neighbors, our sisters-in-law, our bosses, or our best friends....

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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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