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Newport: Add Humor to Your Writing with Larry Lehnerz

October 21, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Willamette Writers Coast Chapter Presents

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How to Add Humor to Your Writing

This meeting is in-person only.

Feel like you’re one card short of a full deck in your writing? Perhaps it’s the joker card. From cozies to serious drama, humor plays a vital role in storytelling. But what if you’re not funny? The good news is that like other elements of writing, humor techniques can be practiced, learned, and applied to any writing style. The even better news is that doing so is fun.

Join writing coach and humor writer Larry Lehnerz on Saturday, October 21 from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Newport Public Library as he presents his workshop on writing humor for the Willamette Writers Coast Chapter. This meeting is free and open to the public. In this workshop, we will discuss and practice humor writing techniques and send everyone away with a smile.

About Larry Lehnerz

Larry Lehnerz is a writing coach, humorous storyteller, and author of, SUMMER of ’74, a coming-of-age novel imbued with humor and warmth. A former Newport, Oregon resident, he now lives in the Seattle suburbs. As a husband, father and “silly Grandpa” he strives to tell meaningful tales that tickle his readers.


This program is co-hosted by the Newport Public Library.

About Your Chapter Meeting

Willamette Writers meetings are free and open to all writers, 18 and up. Writers are welcome to make a donation to help support the cost of the meeting (we believe in paying our speakers for their time and skills). This meeting is run by volunteers. We look forward to seeing you there!

Young Writers

Young writers are encouraged to join our Young Willamette Writers meetings. Sign Up! Any high school or middle-grade writers are welcome to join us. Sign up for our email list at: http://eepurl.com/hRubBf. A registration link will be sent to our email list before our next meeting.


Willamette Writers continues to encourage mask-wearing at our in-person, indoor meetings. If you feel sick, please stay home and join us at one of our online Chapter Meetings.

See you there!


October 21, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Newport Public Library
35 NW Nye St
Newport, OR 97365 United States
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