Find out if you might be the next Steve Martin, Tina Fey 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


Course Outline

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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.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Apr 22, 2024 to May 31, 2024
Total Hours
Course Fee $270.00
Potential Discount
  • Mark Kearney

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect to spend approximately four hours of work per week on course requirements.

Real-time Learning

There will be six live Zoom sessions in this course.

April 23 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET
April 30 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET
May 7 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET
May 14 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET
May 21 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET
May 28 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course where a complete or incomplete will be issued. Evaluation will be based on participation, completion of course activities and attendance in live Zoom sessions. Attendance is required in four of six sessions for successful course completion.


No textbook required.