Comedians, don’t fall in love

Comedians, don’t fall in love

Comedians don’t fall in love with your jokes that is! We get the wording of a joke down, and it makes US laugh. . . but sometimes, okay many times, the audiences think differently! Maybe the way we said it in our head was funny, or maybe we are off by a word or two,...
Comedy Writing Resources

Comedy Writing Resources

Comedy writing isn’t just about writing, you have to also have people READ it. Okay, maybe not but it’s a lot more fun anyway. I’ve come across a couple of web sites that seem to be good sources for posting your writing, exchanging writing ideas with...

Funny Apps

Funny humor comes in all forms, and it’s not just for stand-up comedians. Ventriloquists use dolls, magicians use rabbits, hypnotists use people. . . you get the picture. So how about looking for the funny outside of just plan jokes. Years ago, when I sold a lot of...

Comedy Writing Gigs Part 8

Comedy writing is possible – I’ve shown you how to find comedy writing clients and what you need to show them so they’ll hire you. But can you make a living off freelance comedy writing? Yes. . .and no. Or maybe no. . then yes. This is one of those careers that starts...

Comedy Writing Gigs Part 7

I posted this weeks ago and it didn’t post. . so here you go! And now for some more ways to find writing gigs, and while I can’t help you get on a TV staff for a sitcom, I can give you some ideas for other places to find these writing gigs. Calling people. Yes,...

Comedy Writing Gigs part 6

So you’re ready to write comedy AND make money at it? You’ve got your joke writing samples, some ideas for who to write comedy for, but where do you actually find people who will pay for jokes! Here’s some ideas.. . First off. . the internet. OBVIOUSLY you need to...