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How To Bring Humor To Tough Topics

In the real world, laughter is powerful—it can lift moods, lower stress, break the tension … it’s even contagious. When added to a serious story, it is capable of providing balance or emphasis to difficult moments, revealing something about the characters, and adding dimension and authenticity to the stories we tell. But comedy also must be handled with care to make sure that it is complementing the events instead of taking away from them. (Libby Hubscher: On Revision Shifting Genre) Both of my books, Meet Me in Paradise and If You Ask Me, deal with heavy themes … but they […]
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