“You remind me of Lana Turner’s sister,” my dad would say to me. “Stomach Turner.”
“I put your school picture up to keep the roaches away,” he said every year.
And “If you’re lucky, one day you’ll be as good-looking as me.”
Not everyone finds the same joke funny. My friends thought my dad was awesome. But what about humor in writing? I think some of my characters are funny even though I do not set out to be funny. I can’t write jokes. But what about you? How much humor is in your writing? How much humor do you like in what you read? Do you think laughs are easy or hard?
What are the funniest books you’ve ever read?