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...

Comedy Writing Gigs part 5. . .

Writing comedy for keynote speakers and other speaker people at conventions, as mentioned in last week’s post, is a GREAT way to get some paying gigs. One other group that can use humor, that is often overlooked, is the average joe who has to get up and speak maybe a...

Comedy Writing Gigs part 4

Comedy writing gigs are all over the place IF you look outside the box! Most comedy writers only think of the obvious people (i.e. comedians and entertainers), places (late night TV and sitcoms), and things. . . but there are other people, places and things that use...