Hook Your Readers with Humor!
ABOUT THIS INTENSIVE:
In this fun mini-class, you'll learn a lot of different strategies for writing humor for children. Laurie will emphasize the importance of effective page turns and escalating emotion in the story. The three handouts will outline her strategies with examples from her books.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
Lesson 1:Pay Attention, Dammit!
Learn the best way for you to discover humor. Laurie will share her favorite methods.
Lesson 2: A Potato, a State and a Doughnut Walk into a Book...
It all starts with a funny idea! Laurie shares some of her favorite strategies for writing humor.
Lesson 3: Emotion Commotion!
- Learn how to use humor and effective page turns to escalate emotion in a story, ease tension, or lighten a heavy moment.