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    Writing with Humour by Gerry Maguire Thompson – June 15

    Gerry’s workshop had a good turnout.  It was interactive and lively.

    Watch video of Gerry’s workshop: https://www.gerrymaguirethompson.com/how-to-be-funny-writing-with-humour/

    Humour can be found in all genres.

    According to Woody Allen, comedy is truth + pain.

    Principles of generating humour:

    1.  Recognition + surprise.
    2.  Two ordinary characteristics followed by unexpected – rule of three.
    3.  Combining unexpected elements, e.g. Monty Python’s Ministry of Silly Walks.
    4.  Exaggeration.

     

    Gerry’s workshop at Vallance Community Centre.

     

     

     

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