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How to be Funny

Submitted by on February 15, 2013 – 9:30 am

How to be Funny

How to be Funny for Beginners and Everyone Else

I’ve been practicing trying to be funny for years and no one has ever asked me how to be funny. Strange that. Mmmm. O’ well, I’ve chatted a lot about how I go about writing a sit com or writing for a stand up. So here are the few things I’ve learned.

3 Things That Help

  • Listening & Observing
  • Funny Medicine
  • Practice

3 Comedy Writer Blogs

These three guys are real comedy writers and are well worth following.

  • James Henry
  • Ken Levine
  • James Cary

See the list of 3 Comedy Writer Blogs 

7 Laws of Comedy Writing

If you want to write, you’ve most likely seen this before but it’s worth reading again

Read the 7 Laws of Comedy Writing

5 Comedy Writing Books

Well two of them are about writing generally but they are fab and include:-

  • Comedy Writing Workbook
  • Comic Toolbox
  • Becoming a Writer

Browse all 5 Comedy Writing Books

Read the How to be Funny page

TooT!

Jim

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