Adding Humor to Novels and Short Stories with Steve Shrott

Craft Adding Humor to Novels and Short Stories with Steve Shrott

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Class Length
2 Weeks
Do you want to write a funny novel or short story? Or perhaps you'd like to add humor to the book you've already written? If so, then this is the course for you.

Some of the areas covered in this two week course, include--
  • The difference between funny and humorous.
  • What makes something fun to read.
  • The importance of character.
  • The three main places to use humor.
  • Specific techniques that will improve your ability to make your novel or short story
  • Joke constructions and patterns that help us get laughs.
  • Learning how the masters, like Janet Evanovich, make their novels funny.
  • Editing the humor.
Class Format
Savvy Authors' workshops are held on a forum: a bulletin board based system. You will receive a reminder notice one day prior to the start of the workshop that includes instructions on how to access the workshop forum. If you have not received instructions by the day the workshop begins, please check your spam filter.

The forum will be available the morning (EST) of the day the workshop starts and will remain accessible to all participants thereafter. You will also be given simple instructions on how to create a PDF of all your discussions along with our privacy and data retention policy.
Start date
Feb 5, 2024 at 9:00 AM
End date
Feb 19, 2024 at 12:50 AM
Registration end date
Feb 8, 2024 at 12:50 AM
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Steve's class was awesome and so much fun. I learned a lot and am excited to take the techniques he taught and apply them to my own writing. Definitely five stars! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐