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Writing Comedy  Second Edition


John Byrne breaks down the basics of writing comedy into simple steps and show you how to make the most of your individual comedy writing abilities.  Starting with the basics of writing jokes and short pieces, the book moves on to sitcoms and full length routines.  The author shows how to tailor material for radio, TV and print, and how to make contacts in the business and follow them up.  Fully updated to cover new markets from the Internet to broadband and interactive TV.


How to Write a Movie in 21 Days: The Inner Movie Method

  • Viki King

Using the emotional journey of the hero, this tells you how to create a story idea, use the correct screenplay format, develop plot, portray characters, write realistic dialogue, handle writer's block, and submit a manuscript in a friendly and upbeat style. The author helps you get the story in your head onto the page, in effect guiding you through the writing of a movie. 


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  • Syd Field

A relaxed and inspirational classic from the golden days of screenwriting which shows you the movie world from the inside out.  Providing examples from well-known movies, Field explains the structural and stylistic elements as well as writing techniques basic to the creation of a successful film script.


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The Screenwriter’s Problem Solver

  • Syd Field

In a follow-up to Screenplay, Syd Field returns to assist professional and aspiring screenwriters with this workbook. Using well-known films as examples, Field shows the writer how to recognise, locate, and solve problems in a screenplay.  This fairly basic approach may be just what you need.


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