Humor Writing Workshop
Beginning and Intermediate
April 20, 2024-1 Session (Saturday)
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Instructor: Mickey Dubrow
Class Fee: $85.00 non-members
$76.50 BRMAA members
Do you like to make people laugh? Or would you just like to add a bit of humor to your essay, memoir, short story, or novel? Humorous prose writing requires all the qualities of good writing plus the ability to be funny. Here you will learn about the various types of prose humor, as well as comedic techniques such as the rule of three, stating the obvious, and parody, that will show you how to make your reader smile. In this two-hour workshop, participants will have a chance to try out their comedic chops with in-session writing exercises and will leave with take-home writing prompts to use in their own work. Students should bring something to write on and be prepared to share their work with the class.
Call (706) 632-2144 for questions regarding this course and registration. Pre-payment is required to register for BRMAA courses. You may pay via PayPal above, over the phone, or visit The Art Center located at 420 West Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 to pay in person.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Mickey Dubrow is the author of the novel American Judas, and the upcoming novels Sadie Dreams of Coney Island and Always Agnes. For more than thirty years, he wrote award winning television promos, marketing presentations, and scripts for various clients including Cartoon Network, TNT Latin America, HGTV, and CNN. He teaches classes on humor writing and often address book clubs. His personal essays and short stories have appeared in Prime Number Magazine, The Good Men Project, The Signal Mountain Review, Full Grown People, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. He is a contributor to the short story anthologies Works in Progress and Supernatural Streets.