Funny Writing Prompts: 1. Write a story about an April Fool’s Day joke that backfired!
A. Someone pulls a joke, but the people catch on and turn it around to “get” them! or . . .
B. The characters attempt a joke and they get caught. How can it become humorous anyway?
C. A character tries to pull a joke on a friend, and instead, the joke “hits” the principal, president, or another authority figure!
2. Research April Fool’s Jokes or pranks in history. (MIT, the college in Boston, is known for quite a few . . .) Write about one or some of these.
3. Write a poem about a funny joke you have pulled or someone pulled on you.
4. Write a personal experience story about the best joke you’ve ever experienced. What happened? How did it occur?