What is humor anyway? Is it frivolous to write it?
I know people can twist everything, even humor, but I’m talking about the good stuff.
I don’t often write humor per se, but my characters sometimes surprise me. Surprise is in integral part of humor and, for me, a significant part of the joy of writing.
Humor is a sense of perspective. I would have drowned in a sea of guilt without Erma.
Bombeck: “My theory on housework is, if the item doesn’t multiply, smell, catch on fire or block the refrigerator door, let it be. . . .”
Even the most serious subjects are subject (pun intended) to the human injection of humor.
Twain: “God created war so that Americans would learn geography.”
Humor is the gasp…
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