Creative writing describing laugh


 · Quick writing prompt with a rather self explanatory title. Describe your character's (any character, MC, villain, side character) laugh. Aaron's was always mocking. Insincere. He smirked and snorted, but he was never overcome with the action or gasping for breath.


 · Her laugh was contagious, and sounded more like an evil cackle than an expression of amusement. His chuckle was light, and laced with a hum of amusement at the matter. Fascinating. His eyes brimmed with tears of mirth and the smile tugging his lips broke into a grin Smile completely enveloping his face He began to chuckle

Laugh: Involves facial and thoracic muscles as well as abdomen and extremities; sound of barking or snorting;; Cackle: First involuntary stage; pitch is higher and body begins to rock, spine extends and flexes, with an upturning of head;; Guffaw: Full body response; feet stomp, arms wave, thighs slapped, torso rocks, sound is deep and loud; may result in free flowing of tears, increased heart ...

There are different degrees of laughing that need to be described in a different way so that the reader doesn't confuse one type of laughter with another. Some, start with a little smirk, and others start out-wide explosive and unconstrained.... And every person does it their own unique way too. How would your describe different laughs... and do you actually write the words/vocal-sounds of ...


 · Humor brings people together and has the power to transform how we think about the world. Of course, not everyone is adept at being funny—particularly in writing. Making people laugh takes some skill and finesse, and, because so much relies on instinct, is harder to teach than other techniques. However, all writers can benefit from learning more about how humor functions in writing.