Do you think you're the next Dorothy Parker, Steve Martin or David Sedaris? Using a combination of workshops and lectures, this course will help you recognize your inner Woody Allen. Exercise your funny bone with weekly writing assignments that we will workshop in class. Discover what makes you laugh by encountering prominent humorists, develop your skills as a comedy writer by studying various forms of humour writing including anecdotes and observations, satire, parody and puns, and learn to recognize the level of craft needed for writing humour for the printed page and /or websites. Come prepared to laugh and learn each week with award-winning instructor Mark Kearney.