Join Robyn McIntyre as she moderates a special edition of LitChat’s Writing Wednesday: The Fool in Your Fiction on April 1, 2015 at 4 p.m. E.T. Follow the Twitter hashtag #LitChat or join in via our designated Nurph channel at <a href=http://www.nurph.com/litchat>www.nurph.com/litchat</a>.Laughing_Fool

Is a fool just for comic relief? Have you ever included what you considered a foolish character in your work? Shakespeare included fools in his plays, Russian literature has many examples of Fools for Christ, Tony Hillerman wrote about the Navajo’s Sacred Clowns. Join Robyn McIntyre on Twitter in a special edition April Fool’s Writing Wednesday for 2015. We will talk about famous Fools in literature, the Fool as a trope, and the different kinds of Fools from Simpletons to Holy Fools.

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