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Author, speaker, and overall funny man Bob Hostettler has cost me too much money. He keeps writing books. And I keep buying …

September 25, 2017
The Difference Between Comedy & Humor via www.AlmostAnAuthor.com

I read a statement once that stuck with me: All comedy has humor, but not all humor is comedy. I liked that. …

February 26, 2017

We were just about to head down the aisle before my daughter’s wedding, when I reached into my bag and blindly applied …

December 20, 2016
Malapropisms - The Insanely Successful Yogi Berra Technique of Humor by Jean Wilund via www.AlmostAnAuthor.com

Malapropisms “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Say what? A malapropism sounds more like a contagious disease than …

November 24, 2016
Click to read 5 Easy Steps To Make Readers Laugh Using The Absurd

Ever laughed in an absurd situation or at an absurd time? Sure you have. We’ve all done it. Our friend trips over his feet, …

September 24, 2016
Click to read 3 Tips for Collecting a Wealth of Humorous Material (@JeanWilund)

Comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Michael Jr. may never suffer from comedic block, but those of us less endowed with a sharp wit …

May 23, 2016
One Word Can Make the Difference Between Funny or Ho Hum. Click to read Three Tips to Help.

One word can make all the difference between funny or ho-hum.  For instance, let me introduce you to four kids: Faith, Hope, …

April 24, 2016
Adding Humor to Your Writing is as Easy as 1-2-3. The Rule of Three to be Exact. by Jean Wilund via www.AlmostAnAuthor.com

Adding humor to any type of writing is as easy as 1 – 2 – 3. Not 1 – 2 – 3 …

March 8, 2016

Every writer needs an editor or at least a proofreader. Even experienced writers benefit from another pair of eyes reviewing what they …

February 12, 2016
Five Ways to Add Humor Using Juxtaposition via www.AlmostAnAuthor.com (@JeanWilund)

One of these things is not like the other. One of these things just doesn’t belong . . . Perhaps that should …

February 2, 2016
Click to view: More Is Caught Than Taught: A Fun Way To Develop Your Comedic Voice by Jean Wilund via www.AlmostAnAuthor.com

More is caught than taught. This truism haunted me as I raised three impressionable children. Now it inspires me as I seek to …

January 19, 2016
Five Tips for How to Use Humor Effectively When Writing About Sensitive Topics by Jean Wilund via www.AlmostAnAuthor.com

In my last post, How Humor Helps When Writing About Sensitive Topics, I explained how working humor into the background of your …

December 19, 2015
How Humor Helps When Writing About Sensitive Topics by Jean Wilund

At first glance, making people laugh when addressing a sensitive topic seems absurd, maybe even callous. But then again, a little humor used the …

November 18, 2015

“Mom, I think Tina could make a sermon illustration out of a booger.” I saw the two of them giggling back in …

July 11, 2015

Navigating the publishing world can be a humbling experience. We write a piece that we think is going to take the world …

July 5, 2015
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