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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Comedy Writing

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3.8 out of 5
Based on 16 Ratings and 14 Reviews

Book Description
Comedy is serious business-and serious money. In this guide, comedian, writer, and teacher Jim Mendrinos explains the principles of comedy and how to apply them to forms from stand-up to sitcoms- including fiction, film, speeches, articles, essays, and more. He also includes exercises designed to hone the craft, break through writer's block, and tailor a piece to its intended audience.

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Book Information
PublisherAlpha Books
BindingPaperback (6 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages352
ISBN-101592572316
ISBN-13978-1592572311
Publication Date07/06/2004
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About James Mendrinos (Author) : James Mendrinos is a published author. A published credit of James Mendrinos is The Complete Idiot's Guide to Comedy Writing.
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About Jerry Craft (Contributor) : Jerry Craft is the creator of Mama's Boyz, an award-winning comic strip that has been distributed by King Features Syndicate since 1995, making him one of the few syndicated African-American cartoonis... more
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