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Subject: Comedy > Authorship.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781408151754
  • ISBN: 1408151758
  • ISBN: 9781408146453
  • ISBN: 1408146452
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (209 pages).
  • Edition: 4th ed.
  • Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Contents; Introduction; 1 Can I Learn to Write Comedy from a Book?; 2 Finding Your Comedy Direction; 3 Basic Joke Writing; 4 Writing Comedy Routines; 5 Sketches, Sitcoms and Scripted Comedy; 6 Your Comedy Writing Career; Appendix: The Comedy Writer's Resource Kit; Index; A; B; C; D; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y.
Summary: Comedy has always been one of the most high-profile, glamorous and potentially lucrative markets for scriptwriters, but it is also perceived as one of the hardest. In the fourth edition of this highly regarded handbook, John Byrne breaks down the basics of writing comedy into simple steps and shows you how to make the most of your own comedy writing talent and - just as importantly - your ability to market that talent. Here is a wealth of practical advice both on how to get your career off the ground and how to keep developing it. Whether you are writing comedy routines, sketches or sitcoms,
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