Howard Jacobson: how to write a comic novel Posted on May 30, 2019May 30, 2019 by Hans Swaniawski by Hans Swaniawski Post navigation Burn – Novelist (Drums Of War)Stewie on Brian's novel 2 thoughts on “Howard Jacobson: how to write a comic novel” You won't learn how to write humour on YouTube. Reply He is a great writer. Comedy is not about being funny; it’s about being conscious about the duplicity in serious things. If you know how to show that, you are the best comical writer. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.