What are You Laughing at? : How to Write Funny Screenplays, Stories, and More
In What are you laughing at?, Brad Schreiber has written an accessible and entertaining introduction to the world of comedy writing. From the nature of humor and the principles of comedic structure through the various forms of comedy writing he gets to the very heart of what makes modern readers and film-goers laugh - and why. This is an essential guide for any writer wanting to master the art of comedy writing, with vital information on everything from the process of screenwriting, generating ideas, the author's voice, story, character and comedic dialogue to the importance of subtext, satire, parody, vulgarity and bad taste.
- Paperback | 278 pages
- 147.32 x 223.52 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
- 01 Dec 2003
- Michael Wiese Productions
- Seattle, United States