Comedy Genre (Middle Years)

Writing comedy


We're going to do impressions of some different comedy writing styles, including puns, ‘set up and flip’ jokes, power plays, and limericks. To give us something to write about, we'll use this picture as inspiration.

A turtle slaps a fish.

An apology in advance (sort of)
What do we mean by comedy?

We'll do five exercises. For each exercise, you'll get a snippet in a particular style of comedy writing, and then an example showing how you could apply that style to the image.  

Once you submit, you’ll be able to read and react to responses from others in your group. 

If you're ready, let's write!

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