How to Add Humor into Your Personal Essays


Sunday, October 8, 2023 2 to 5 p.m. (EST). Want to make your personal essays funnier? In this three-hour class, author Wendi Aarons will talk about crafting the beginning, middle, and end of a story with just the right amount of humor included. Students will learn how to take a surgical approach to an essay and how to use humor elements to tweak more laughs out of your prose. Wendi will also offer her guidance and advice about turning one humorous essay into a cohesive collection, using her experience writing her best-selling essay collection I’M WEARING TUNICS NOW as an example.

Class Details

Cost: $89

Format: Interactive Zoom seminar

Sunday, October 8, 2023 2 to 5 p.m. (EST).

Additional Information

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About the Instructor

Wendi Aarons is an award-winning humor writer whose work has appeared inThe New Yorker, Scary Mommy, Buzzfeed, Huffington Postand other outlets. In addition to I’M WEARING TUNICS NOW, she is also the author of the middle-grade book GINGER MANCINO, KID COMEDIAN. Her humor pieces have been performed by award-notable actresses including Uzo Aduba, Sharon Horgan and Alison Brie. Aarons’ eponymous blog was named “Funniest Parenting Blog” by Parents Magazine, and she was named “Most Entertaining Writer” at the Mom 2.0 Influencer conference.

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