The 3 Steps to Writing Humor: Channeling Erma

We all need a good laugh at times. Writing humour can be hard, sometimes it comes naturally to a writer, at other times it just happens. Read this, live, learn and laugh.

A Writer's Path

by Diane Laney Fitzpatrick

We writers all have our heroes. Depending on your genre, personal taste, and even reading experiences that go back as far as grade school, your writing hero might be Edgar Allen Poe or Tolkien, Hemingway or Jane Austen, Mark Twain or James Patterson.

But ask a humor writer to list his role models and you’ll almost certainly find Erma Bombeck.

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