Episode 55

Chase Replogle

Not Funny & Not At Another's Expense

I enjoy sharing lessons I'm learning from my writing. This episode addresses my attempts at humor and the disturbing discovery those jokes have lead me to.
I enjoy sharing lessons I'm learning from my writing. This episode addresses my attempts at humor and the disturbing discovery those jokes have lead me to.
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Show Notes:55. Chase Replogle — Not Funny & Not at Another’s Expense

I really enjoy authors who can manage to pull off humor in their writing. Particularly I like witty humor.

I often find myself trying to be clever and funny when I write. The vast majority of it gets cut upon my first reread. Usually, it isn’t that funny or that clever. But every once in a while, I manage to find something I’m confident enough to leave in.

But lately, I’ve been recognizing something in my attempts at humor that is concerning. My humor too often comes at someone else’s expense.


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