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...

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...