Zahra Noorbakhsh

Feminist, Muslim, Iranian-American, Comedian

Writing Humor from Hell

In partnership with Litquake...

“Funny is funny” is the greatest myth ever written about comedy. All of us have a sense of humor that is specific to a context. But is your audience in on the joke? How do we set-up conflict, and create pacing that gets that genuine laugh-out-loud moment from readers? How do we walk the line between comedy and drama? How do we take a moment loaded with humor and deflate it so that it’s taken more seriously? Humorist and playwright Zahra Noorbaksh (All Atheists Are Muslim) leads this 3-hour workshop in honing your comedic voice.

Mechanics' Institute members use discount code MIWriters for 10% off!

To register, visit:—writing-humor-hell

For each Litquake Writing Class, we reserve the right to cancel at any time and issue a full refund or credit to a later class. If you are unable to attend your class, please email at least seven days prior to receive a refund or credit, minus a $25 service charge.