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24%OFFLesley Bown - Masterclass: Writing Comedy: Teach Yourself - 9781473602182 - V9781473602182
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Masterclass: Writing Comedy: Teach Yourself

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Description for Masterclass: Writing Comedy: Teach Yourself Paperback. An inspired guide to pinning down what is funny and how to write it down, for writers of all and any comic motivation - whether as a potential stand-up or a cutting-edge speechwriter. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: CBV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 217 x 17. Weight in Grams: 320.
Learn how to write comedy that makes people laugh. 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. 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 ... Read more

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About Lesley Bown
Lesley Bown is an accomplished writer who has published in almost every format - from books to articles, screenplays, scripts, television shows, sitcom pilots and sketches. She is also a journalist, and she wrote a popular comedy blog from the perspective of Bridget Jones' mother - Pamela Jones' Diary - http://pamelajonesdiary.blogspot.com/

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