Read Masterclass: Writing Comedy by Lesley Bown Online

masterclass-writing-comedy

Masterclass: Writing Comedy will reveal to both beginners and experienced writers the distinctive features that mark out comedy from other forms of creative writing. Having identified these, it will help you then to unlock your inner anarchist, and explore the different elements of comedy, using a combination of practical exercises, insight and creative inspiration. WhatevMasterclass: Writing Comedy will reveal to both beginners and experienced writers the distinctive features that mark out comedy from other forms of creative writing. Having identified these, it will help you then to unlock your inner anarchist, and explore the different elements of comedy, using a combination of practical exercises, insight and creative inspiration. Whatever your preferred comic genre, you will find guidance on everything from wordplay and visual humour to plots, comedy characters and different styles.A section on performance will help you to hone stand-up skills, while chapters on stage and screen will give techniques and tips on how to craft a sitcom or create a sketch show. Finally, there is a uniquely frank but useful section on the realities of the markets, and the actualities of going it alone with self-publishing and self-promotion - or the tools you need to successfully pitch an idea or comic manuscript....

Title : Masterclass: Writing Comedy
Author :
Rating :
ISBN : 9781473602182
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 256 Pages
Status : Available For Download
Last checked : 21 Minutes ago!

Masterclass: Writing Comedy Reviews

  • Frederic Kerr
    2018-07-31 17:25

    The first few chapters of this book contain a few exercises for writing standup. Most of the book is dedicated to writing sketches. A decent start, but the examples in the exercises were mostly pretty hokey. Meh.