What makes something funny? There are no guarantees in humor. Professional comedians spend years trying to find the material that "kills" but what works in Cleveland may not work in Kalamazoo.
Is this thing on? Why aren’t readers laughing? Why isn’t your comedy working? You get a ton of likes and LOLs on your Facebook posts. Your tweets have been re-tweeted dozens of times. People are always picking themselves up off the floor when they are with you, but when it comes to writing comedy, you may only hear crickets. Six Big Reasons Why No One Is Laughing At Your Humorous Writing 1. You may not understand the nature of comedy. This sounds absurd in a way, who studies comedy? We’ve all laughed, we’ve all told jokes, we’ve all repeated anecdotes and received various forms of happy feedback. And even an…