How to avoid dying of embarrassment

Ever been at a stand-up comedy show where the comedian has just died on stage?

They’re desperately trying to be funny, but it’s just not happening… and the audience is squirming because it’s so uncomfortably cringeworthy.


The same thing can happen if you try to be funny when you’re writing your book (or anything else, for that matter). So what to do?

How do you avoid being boring and stodgy, and how do you inject a little humour into your writing?

That’s exactly what Leslie asked, so Joe and I answered her.

Watch this video for a couple of quick tips.

Got any questions about writing a book, self-publishing, or writing in general? Send them in via email, and Joe and I will answer them!

About the Author

Vicky Fraser

Please do share any articles from this site in part or in full — as long as you leave all links intact, give credit to the author, and include a link to this website and the following bio. Vicky is a gin-quaffing, pole-dancing, trapeze-swinging copywriter who writes about the perils and joys of writing, velociraptor training, and running a small business. She writes this stuff on her websites and She’s the author of one book (with two more in utero) and teaches small business owners how to write copy that sells, and how to be more fecking interesting. You can follow her on FacebookInstagramTwitterPinterest, and LinkedIn.

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