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Writing Comedy

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This invaluable resource looks at all the latest markets for comedy writers, with new material on writing ‘The Office' style docu-comedies, writing for children's TV, and even how to try out your own jokes in stand-up comedy routines.
Author(s)
John Byrne
Published Date
6 December 2004
ISBN
9780713670707
Format
Paperback
Price
£15.99

Overview

This updated edition looks at all the latest markets for comedy writers, with new material on writing ‘The Office' style docu-comedies, writing for children's TV, and even how to try out your own jokes in stand-up comedy routines.

Comedy has blossomed into one of the most high profile and glamorous areas of the entertainment industry but it is often perceived as one of the hardest writing jobs. In the third edition of this highly regarded handbook, John Byrne breaks down the basics of writing comedy into simple steps and shows how to make the most of your writing talent and your ability to market that talent.