29 min

Humor Writing and Wearing Tunics with Wendi Aarons Freelance Writing Direct

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In this episode, Estelle Erasmus and Sherry Paprocki speak with Wendi Aarons, an award-winning humor writer. 
Wendi’s work has appeared in The New Yorker Daily Shouts, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, US Weekly Fashion Police, Scary Mommy, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, and various other outlets. She is the author of the middle-grade book Ginger Mancino, Kid Comedian” and the humorous memoir, I’m Wearing Tunics Now, and a contributor to many anthologies. 
Her humor pieces have been performed by award-winning actresses including Uzo Aduba, Sharon Horgan, and Alison Brie of “Glow.” Wendi’s eponymous blog was named “Funniest Parenting Blog” by Parents Magazine and she was named “Most Entertaining Writer” at the Mom 2.0 Influencer conference. She both speaks on and teaches humor writing to both children and adults, and lives in Austin.
 
In this episode:
How Wendi started writing about humor and finding her voice The rule of 3s in writing humor More tips on writing using humor and working in different genres The importance of networking and finding connection  
Connect with Wendi:
Website: https://www.wendiaarons.com
Substack: https://substack.com/profile/6765564-wendi-aarons
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WendiAarons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wendiaarons/
 
Buy Wendi’s Books:
I’m Wearing Tunics Now: On Growing Older, Better, and a Hell of a Lot Louder
https://bookshop.org/p/books/socks-a-footloose-miscellany-for-sock-lovers-and-wearers-wendi-aarons/18811173?ean=9781797212760
Ginger Mancino, Kid Comedian https://www.amazon.com/Ginger-Mancino-Comedian-Wendi-Aarons/dp/1733988742
 
Send us an email: freelancewritingdirect@gmail.com
 
Connect with Estelle:
Website: https://estelleserasmus.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/EstelleSErasmus/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EstelleSErasmus
Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@estelleserasmus
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/estelle.sobel.erasmus/
Estelle’s Classes: https://estelleserasmus.com/classes
 
Connect with Sherry: 
Website: https://sherrybeckpaprocki.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paprockisherry/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherry.paprocki
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherrypaprocki
Book: www.freelancefancy.com
 
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In this episode, Estelle Erasmus and Sherry Paprocki speak with Wendi Aarons, an award-winning humor writer. 
Wendi’s work has appeared in The New Yorker Daily Shouts, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, US Weekly Fashion Police, Scary Mommy, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, and various other outlets. She is the author of the middle-grade book Ginger Mancino, Kid Comedian” and the humorous memoir, I’m Wearing Tunics Now, and a contributor to many anthologies. 
Her humor pieces have been performed by award-winning actresses including Uzo Aduba, Sharon Horgan, and Alison Brie of “Glow.” Wendi’s eponymous blog was named “Funniest Parenting Blog” by Parents Magazine and she was named “Most Entertaining Writer” at the Mom 2.0 Influencer conference. She both speaks on and teaches humor writing to both children and adults, and lives in Austin.
 
In this episode:
How Wendi started writing about humor and finding her voice The rule of 3s in writing humor More tips on writing using humor and working in different genres The importance of networking and finding connection  
Connect with Wendi:
Website: https://www.wendiaarons.com
Substack: https://substack.com/profile/6765564-wendi-aarons
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WendiAarons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wendiaarons/
 
Buy Wendi’s Books:
I’m Wearing Tunics Now: On Growing Older, Better, and a Hell of a Lot Louder
https://bookshop.org/p/books/socks-a-footloose-miscellany-for-sock-lovers-and-wearers-wendi-aarons/18811173?ean=9781797212760
Ginger Mancino, Kid Comedian https://www.amazon.com/Ginger-Mancino-Comedian-Wendi-Aarons/dp/1733988742
 
Send us an email: freelancewritingdirect@gmail.com
 
Connect with Estelle:
Website: https://estelleserasmus.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/EstelleSErasmus/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EstelleSErasmus
Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@estelleserasmus
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/estelle.sobel.erasmus/
Estelle’s Classes: https://estelleserasmus.com/classes
 
Connect with Sherry: 
Website: https://sherrybeckpaprocki.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paprockisherry/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherry.paprocki
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherrypaprocki
Book: www.freelancefancy.com
 
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29 min