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You're Funny Turn Your Sense of Humor into a Lucrative New Career

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ISBN-10: 1932907955

ISBN-13: 9781932907957

Edition: 2011

Authors: D. B. Gilles

List price: $19.95
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You're Funny! is the next best thing to being in a comedy writing class. It covers the different ways to earn a living as a comedy writer, including writing sitcoms, jokes for late night talk shows, parody, stand up, and screenwriting.Every day men and women of all ages and walks of life who think they're funny decide to take a shot at making a living writing comedy. Some are fresh out of school. Others are older and have worked in other careers, but find themselves frustrated because they're not doing what they want to do. The majority of these people don't know how to go about becoming a comedy writer. You're Funny! will point them in the right direction and show them how to write.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publication date: 5/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Foreword: You Can Say Funny Stuff, But Can You Write It?
Two Jews Walk Into a Bar: Comedy Writing Basics
Introduction: Somebody Laughed
Laughs, Giggles, Yucks, and Appreciative Nods
If You're out of Touch, You Won't Get in the Door
WWLD: The Genius of Larry David
Short Humor, Parody, and Satire
Start Small With Short Humor and Blogs
Getting in Touch With Your Inner Oscar Wilde
Television: Sketch, Sitcom, and Late Night
Writing Sketches
Bits, Jokes, and Monologues
The Sitcom Spec Script
Writing Your First Spec Script
Writing Your First Pilot
Turning Your Pilot Idea Into a Script
Stand-Up: The Unique World of Stand-Up Comics
Going It Alone
Screenwriting
Writing Short Comedy (For Funny or Die and Other Comedy Websites)
Writing the Full-Length Comedy Screenplay: What's the Right Genre for You?
Always Leave Them Laughing
About the Author