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Writing Humor Into Any Story: Summation

We’ve covered the ten elements of writing humor. Now, here are a few tips to strengthen your newfound humor muscles: Abandon logic. Your character can do or say anything, regardless of how illogical, if it fits their personality and situation. Bend the facts,...

Adding Humor to Your Story: Contrasted Reality

The eighth element of humor is Contrasted reality: Go out the other side by replacing normal reality with a direct contrast. Consider professional assassins living as man and wife in Mr. and Mrs. Smith, a ditzy fashion major becoming an ace student at Harvard Law in...