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Writing: Using Humor in a Story (Mpls Community Ed) - Week 1

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

Taught by: Amy Salloway
Dates: Tuesdays, 2/27/18 through 3/20/18, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $45

Description:  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: February 27
American Indian Storytelling workshop