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Why is humor such an unpopular form of literature?

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Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:41 am
Stellabeam says...

Like other people have said it's because it's so much harder to write but I absolutley love humor books. Have you read any of Judy Blume's Fuge books? They are the funniest things I have ever read.
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beckiw says...

Maybe it's because it's quite difficult to write purely comedy throughout an entire story. You tend to need to have a mix of genres. So there is comedic writing out there, it's just littered within a mix of genres. It's easier to right straight horror or straight drama...not necessarily better though.
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