The Secrets to Writing Great Comedy: Teach Yourself

The Secrets to Writing Great Comedy: Teach Yourself

by Lesley Bown
     
 

The Secrets to Writing Great Comedy will show you how to unlock your
inner anarchist and write fantastic comedy, using a combination of
practical exercises and creative inspiration. Whatever your preferred
genre, from sitcom to sketch show, you will fi nd guidance on everything
from wordplay and visual humour to plots, characters and different
styles

Overview

The Secrets to Writing Great Comedy will show you how to unlock your
inner anarchist and write fantastic comedy, using a combination of
practical exercises and creative inspiration. Whatever your preferred
genre, from sitcom to sketch show, you will fi nd guidance on everything
from wordplay and visual humour to plots, characters and different
styles. There is even detailed coverage of how to submit, copyright and,
most importantly, get your work noticed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444136456
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date:
04/29/2011
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,209,603
File size:
508 KB

Meet the Author

Lesley Bown is an accomplished writer who has published in almost every format -- from books to articles, screenplays, scripts, television shows, sitcom pilots and sketches. She is also a journalist, and the author of a comedy blog.

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