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Writing: Using Humor in a Story - first class session

  • Jefferson Elementary School 26th St. & Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis, MN (map)

Class runs for 4 weeks
Tuesdays, Oct 9 - Oct 30


Humor in a story balances out pain, reveals the narrator's vulnerability, and builds an emotional connection. If humor is such a vital tool, why can it feel so difficult to create, especially within a story that's serious, dramatic or sad? This interactive class analyzes the roots of humor, and takes students through writing exercises they can utilize to "find the funny" in their stories and themselves. Taught by local writer, actor, and storyteller, Amy Salloway.

Earlier Event: October 5
Storytelling Around the Bonfire
Later Event: October 10
The Liar's Game - "Nuke 'Em"