How Thinking Like a Comedy Writer Can Improve Your Writing, No Matter the Genre
ONDEMAND WEBINAR DESCRIPTION:
Join humor and nonfiction writer Leigh Anne Jasheway for a fun and funny look at how you can take your writing projects to the next level by learning some simple comedy writing techniques. We’ll look at how adding more funny can help you establish a stronger bond with your readers, think more creatively, and boost your own mental health! Whether you’re working on a dystopian novel, a sci-fi screenplay, or a memoir of your life raising badgers in your basement, there’s something in this workshop for you.
Leigh Anne Jasheway has been a comedy and non-fiction writer for 30 years. She is the author of 27 books, including Don’t Get Mad, Get Funny; Not Guilty by Reason of Menopause; 101 Comedy Games for Children and Grown-Ups; Date Me, Date My Dog; and The Stressed-Out Woman’s Guide to Letting Go with Laughter. Her writing has also been included in over two dozen anthologies. She has also written and produced a musical, a short film, and two stage plays. Leigh Anne won the national Erma Bombeck Humor Writing Award for her true story on how her first mammogram caught on fire. She has taught comedy writing in workshops across the country, as well as at her local community college, for two decades. In her spare time, she takes obedience lessons from her dachshunds.