Writing Humor

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Praise for Writing Humor by Ian Bernard

"Before I discovered the techniques in this book, I was forced to actually work for a living." ¿ Dave Barry

"They say that humor writing is serious business, and it is, but thank goodness for Ian Bernard! He has just written the definitive textbook on the subject that is not only highly informative, but hilarious as well."

- Fannie Flagg

author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café and Standing in the Rainbow

"My talented friend...

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Overview

Praise for Writing Humor by Ian Bernard

"Before I discovered the techniques in this book, I was forced to actually work for a living." ¿ Dave Barry

"They say that humor writing is serious business, and it is, but thank goodness for Ian Bernard! He has just written the definitive textbook on the subject that is not only highly informative, but hilarious as well."

- Fannie Flagg

author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café and Standing in the Rainbow

"My talented friend has written a book that gives you valuable guidelines on how to write funny. Even if you don't write, the book will help you be the life of the party."

- Jonathan Winters

author of Winters' Tales

"Through careful analysis of funny writing and practical suggestions on how to apply technique, Ian Bernard actually achieves the nearly impossible: he teaches you how to mine life's situations for their humor. This book is not only instructional, it's a virtual tour of modern humor."

- Christopher Moore

author of Practical Demon Keeping and Coyote Blue

"For everyone who has ever watched a TV sitcom, a movie comedy, or read a humorous book and thought, 'I can write better than that,' Ian Bernard now hands you the tools to do so. What are you waiting for? Buy this book and start writing."

- Cheri Eichen & Bill Steinkellner

writers of Cheers (and producers), Who's the Boss?, The Jeffersons, Facts of Life

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593930899
  • Publisher: BearManor Media
  • Publication date: 4/2/2008
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 942,242
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.27 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2012

    You can't please everyone

    Nothing is more contentious than humor. What's funny to some isn't funny to others. Because of that, it's difficult to recommend this book with a guarantee that you will find it funny. That said, I DID find it funny. There are some very useful tips on how to write humor and make comedy a large part of your life. I certainly laughed at some parts of this book. You may, also. I don't think it's a waste of time or money.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2010

    VERY DISAPPOINTED

    I REGRET PURCHASING THIS BOOK. IT WAS VERY DISAPPOINTING IN EVERY WAY. SAVE YOUR MONEY AND DON'T BOTHER ORDERING THIS BOOK.

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