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The Resource How to write comedy : discover the building blocks of sketches, jokes and sitcoms - and make them work, Tony Kirwood

How to write comedy : discover the building blocks of sketches, jokes and sitcoms - and make them work, Tony Kirwood

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How to write comedy : discover the building blocks of sketches, jokes and sitcoms - and make them work
Title
How to write comedy
Title remainder
discover the building blocks of sketches, jokes and sitcoms - and make them work
Statement of responsibility
Tony Kirwood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Kirwood, Tony
Dewey number
  • 808.7
  • 808.7
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Comedy
  • Wit and humor
  • Humour
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How to write comedy : discover the building blocks of sketches, jokes and sitcoms - and make them work, Tony Kirwood
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Publication
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This hands-on book will take you, step by step, through the stages by which most successful comedy writers develop their craft and careers. Beginning with sketches, the basic building blocks of comedy, you'll find how you can quickly create great premises, and then structure them into two-minute slices of hilarity. The same techniques will help you write a string of jokes and one-liners. The crucial skills in creating characters and conflict you've picked up while writing sketches will help you immensely as you start your sitcom. You'll layer your characters, crystallize their trap, brainstorm storylines and build and hone the concept to ensure your idea stands out from the pile
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
WRF copy signed by author
Control code
9781845285258
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 194 pages
Isbn
9781845285258
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
How to write comedy : discover the building blocks of sketches, jokes and sitcoms - and make them work, Tony Kirwood
Publication
Note
This hands-on book will take you, step by step, through the stages by which most successful comedy writers develop their craft and careers. Beginning with sketches, the basic building blocks of comedy, you'll find how you can quickly create great premises, and then structure them into two-minute slices of hilarity. The same techniques will help you write a string of jokes and one-liners. The crucial skills in creating characters and conflict you've picked up while writing sketches will help you immensely as you start your sitcom. You'll layer your characters, crystallize their trap, brainstorm storylines and build and hone the concept to ensure your idea stands out from the pile
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
WRF copy signed by author
Control code
9781845285258
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 194 pages
Isbn
9781845285258
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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