What Are You Laughing at: How to Write Funny Screenplays, Stories, & More (Paperback)

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    The definitive book on how to "write funny" is the first to compare writing comedic screenplays with fiction and nonfiction in all forms. Using principles developed in his popular UCLA Extension Writers' Program class on humor writing and his CBS Studio City seminars on screenwriting, Schreiber includes: more than 70 excerpts from such top prose and screenwriters as Woody Allen, Steve Martin, and Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.; unique writing exercises developed exclusively for this book; and vital information on writing comedy for TV, stage, and audio.
    Where else would you find 11 Modes of Comedic Dialouge, 13 Things Bad Screenwriters Commonly Do and The Cream of Wheat Theory of Exposition?

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    ISBN 9780941188838
    Genre HUMOR / Form / Parodies
    Format Paperback
    Pages 304
    Publisher Date 2003-12-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Michael Wiese Productions
    Copyright Year 2003
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.05 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How to Write Funny Screenplays, Stories, & More
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Schreiber, Brad
    Country of Origin United States

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