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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. Aspiring comics discover how to tap into their natural sense of humor through real-life examples and hands-on skill-building exercises. They'll 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 readers with the inside scoop on techniques to jump-start their comedy writing careers, including how to: Develop comic characters for sketches and scenesCreate and polish a standup routineWrite for TV and moviesUse the web to advance comedy careersEveryone loves a comedian. But breaking into this tough field is no laughing matter. After sharpening their comedy-writing skills with this practical (and funny ) guide, readers will feel comfortable adding humor to everyday situations, and may even take a chance on a dream job in show business

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ISBN:
9781605501680
Author:
Bent, Mike
Publisher:
Adams Media Corporation
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
Comedy
Subject:
Wit and humor -- Authorship.
Subject:
Comedy -- Authorship.
Subject:
Humor-Comedy Business and Criticism
Edition Description:
Language & Writing
Series:
Everything
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
287
Dimensions:
9.24x7.84x.66 in. 1.11 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A guy walks into a bar . . . With this guide, aspiring comics will learn to navigate the complex world of comedy writing. Aspiring comics discover how to tap into their natural sense of humor through real-life examples and hands-on skill-building exercises. They'll 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 readers with the inside scoop on techniques to jump-start their comedy writing careers, including how to: Develop comic characters for sketches and scenesCreate and polish a standup routineWrite for TV and moviesUse the web to advance comedy careersEveryone loves a comedian. But breaking into this tough field is no laughing matter. After sharpening their comedy-writing skills with this practical (and funny ) guide, readers will feel comfortable adding humor to everyday situations, and may even take a chance on a dream job in show business
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