Comedy Writing Secrets, 2nd Edition: The Best-Selling Book on How to Think Funny, Write Funny, Act Funny, And Get Paid For It
A comprehensive (and fundamental) guide to writing, selling and
performing all types of comedy, including comments, advice, gags and
routines from dozens of top comics.
Updated and revised, this new
edition enables readers to master the fundamentals of humor writing and
better understand the demands of the comedic market.
Comedy Writing Secrets now includes:
- Examples from comedy greats as well as cutting-edge contemporary comedians, including Jon Stewart, Chris Rock, and Tina Fey
- A complete spectrum of techniques, from writing one-liners and stand-up routines, to finding a market for one's work
- Step-by-step writing exercises accompanied with sample answers, so readers can practice and hone their skills