The Everything Guide to Comedy Writing

From stand-up to sketch - all you need to succeed in the world of comedy
Author(s): Mike Bent
Original Publish Date: Jul 18, 2009
Product Number: EB00697152
Released: Feb 20, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781440501746
Publisher: Everything
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A guy walks into a bar... With this guide, aspiring comics will learn to navigate the complex world of comedy writing. Discover how to tap into your natural sense of humor through real-life examples and hands-on skill-building exercises. Learn the best ways to come up with ideas and write comedy that gets laughs-every time! Mike Bent, an accomplished stand-up comedian and teacher, provides the inside scoop on techniques to jump-start your comedy writing career, including how to: -Develop comic characters for sketches and scenes -Create and polish a standup routine -Write for TV and movies -Use the web to advance your comedy career Everyone loves a comedian. But breaking into this tough field is no laughing matter. After sharpening your comedy-writing skills with this practical (and funny!) guide, you'll feel comfortable adding humor to everyday situations and may even take a chance on your dream job in show business!

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