Monday Motivations – Writing Humour

“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
But you are eternity and you are the mirror.”

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Humorous Writing

In the current economic climate there isn’t much to cheer us, so a humorous article or funny story comes as a welcome break. But writing humour isn’t as easy as you might think. Here’s a helping hand to make sure you leave your readers smiling:

  • Ideas for humorous letters, fillers, articles and stories are everywhere. Something your granddaughter said which left you in stitches can make an ideal anecdote for a reader’s letter. Likewise, an experience abroad, be it braving the kamikaze streets of Rome or trying to make friends with a camel in Egypt, can be turned into an amusing travel article which will stand out.
  • If you see or hear anything funny, write it down in a notebook. Cut out anything that amuses you in the paper or in a magazine, from typos to comical ads to funny stories. These can make great fillers or letters…

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