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Humour Writing: Jest for Laughs




Find out if you might be the next Dorothy Parker, Steve Martin or David Sedaris, using a combination of workshops and lectures. Exercise your funny bone with weekly writing assignments. Develop your skills as a comedy writer by studying various forms of humour writing. Come prepared to laugh and learn each week with award-winning instructor Mark Kearney.


  • The different aspects of humour writing
  • Writing different styles of humour
  • Exploring and evaluating potential markets for your work

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Come prepared to share your writing, opinions and perspectives with the class.

All that is required is a little creativity, curiosity and sense of humour.

This course is currently not open for registration. If you would like to be notified when registration begins, simply complete our Course Inquiry and watch your inbox for details.