Learn how to make ’em laugh! Humor Writing Workshop

 From The Quad Cities Online:
Press release submitted by MidWest Writing Center

What: Humor Writing Workshop: “Are you laughing at me?”

When: February 26, 2011 from 1-3 p.m.

Where: Midwest Writing Center, 225 East 2nd Street, Davenport , Iowa 52801

Learn how to leave your readers in stitches! Attend “Are you laughing at me? Creating comedic character in your fiction and nonfiction” with Cyn Kitchen on Saturday, February 26 from 1-3 p.m. at the Midwest Writing Center located in Buctown Center for the Arts in Davenport. In this workshop, participants will discuss elements of creating humorous characters and learn more about the basics of writing humor. Cost to attend is $25 for non-members and $20 for MWC members. Call the MWC at 563-324-1410 or visit www.midwestwritingcenter.org to register.

Kitchen teaches creative writing and literature courses at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. She has developed and taught a course in beginning humor writing and has published several pieces of humor writing in such places as “Opium” and “The Dead Mule” and has work forthcoming in the anthologies “Bless Your Heart” and ‘Mamas and Papas”. Her first book, “Ten Tongues: stories”, was published in 2010 by MotesBooks of Louisville, Kentucky.