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Writing Comedy.

Author: John Byrne
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012.
Series: Writing handbooks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Byrne, John.
Writing Comedy.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Byrne
ISBN: 9781408151754 1408151758 9781408146453 1408146452
OCLC Number: 893330944
Description: 1 online resource (209 pages).
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Writing handbooks.

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Writing Comedy 4th edition is a practical manual for the beginner, as well as for the more experienced writer, in developing the skills to be a successful professional comedy writer. This new edition  Read more...

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John Byrne is the guru when it comes to advice on building a successful comedy career. Unlike many advisors, he's been there and done it himself. He knows the joys and sorrows of the comedy world and Read more...

 
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