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Masterclass : Writing Comedy (Paperback) (Lesley Bown)

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?Masterclass: Write Great 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 ******, 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.?

Number of Pages: 240.0
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Comedy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Quercus
Author: Lesley Bown
Language: English
Street Date: July 5, 2016
TCIN: 51288964
UPC: 9781473602182
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-9286

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