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6b) Finding the Funny – Act It Out – Use Purposeful Movement

What is purposeful movement and why do we need to include it as a storytelling and humor tool? Purposeful movement can include: Walking to your left on the stage (The left, from the speaker’s view, is typically used to indicate “later” or the “future.” An easy way to...

6a) Finding the Funny – Act It Out – Use Facial Expressions

What are facial expressions and why are they effective in driving humor to the highest level? When used correctly, facial expressions match the mood of the story scene and elevate its effect. Facial expressions are essential to making you and your story more...

5a) Finding the Funny – The Process of Using Dialogue and Accents to Enhance Humorous Stories

The process of using dialogue and accents to enhance humorous stories is easy. The following is a short video where I demonstrate English, Scottish, and Irish accents while telling a funny story.  How to Use Dialogue Effectively in Stories Write out your story, make...

5) Finding the Funny – Make It Real – Use Dialogue, Accents, and Present Tense to Bring your Story to Life

Using dialogue and accents for storytelling is highly effective…but why is it crucial from a humor perspective? Many of the lessons on humor require the audience to have crystal clear images of what is happening in the story or humor set-up. The most effective...