How To Sprinkle Your Articles With Humor

How To Sprinkle Your Articles With Humor

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“There are very few good judges of humor, and they don’t agree.” Josh Billings

I’ve posted several articles on writing humor. One thing most everyone will agree with is that writing humor is hard work. You have to spend a lot of time looking for just the right word or phrase or device to put the sizzle in you writing.

Even then, how do you know others will think what you wrote is funny? Maybe your twisted, little mind is the only one laughing. Professional comedians try out their material over and over again, honing every nuance and inflection. The average writer definitely does not have the time or access to do that.

If you’re writing an article that is meant to be humorous, these obstacles come with the territory. But, what if you’d like to add a little humor to a regular fiction or nonfiction piece, and you don’t have the time, or the inclination, or your comedy muse is on an extended vacation?

My suggestion is Quote the Experts.

You can add humor to any article with a few well-placed quotes from people who get paid to be funny. A few sources:

John list some resources and how to use them.

Come join in the discussion.

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