Mainstream Mainstream stories are contemporary stories intended for the general public rather than a specific audience. This type of story challenges the reader’s belief system, suggests a new life vision, asks provocative questions, provokes introspection,[…]
Comic Relief: Writing is all about balance. You need to bring the tension up and release it with relaxation or humour. Give the reader a break so he can keep reading without forcing a break by putting the book down.
To find the comedy, you need to find the comic premise: the gap between comic reality and real reality. If you want to catch a squirrel just climb a tree and act like a nut.
Comedy is that which makes one laugh. This is the basis for any study of comedy. However, just what is it that makes one laugh? The six requirements to be funny. Requirement 1: Appeal to the intellect (rather than the emotions)
Comedy writing is a never ending process of hit and miss. Real laughter is an involuntary action. Even when we shouldn’t, we can’t help ourselves.
Sources of Comedy. Comedy writing is a never ending process of hit and miss. Real laughter is an involuntary action. Even when we shouldn’t, we can’t help ourselves. Comedy is full of contradictions. One of the roles as you write comedy, is to deflate human pomposity. Sources