THE HIDDEN TOOLS OF COMEDY (Kindle Edition) by Steve Kaplan

$15.99

While other books give you tips on how to “write funny,” this book offers a paradigm shift in understanding the mechanics and art of comedy, and the proven, practical tools that help writers translate that understanding into successful, commercial scripts.

 

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Steve Kaplan is my favorite author on this topic. For a more detailed mention of this title, give my blogpost  Must Reads for Fiction Writers a read. Here’s the link.

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While other books give you tips on how to “write funny,” this book offers a paradigm shift in understanding the mechanics and art of comedy, and the proven, practical tools that help writers translate that understanding into successful, commercial scripts. The Hidden Tools of Comedy unlocks the unique secrets and techniques of writing comedy. Kaplan deconstructs sequences in popular films and TV that work and don’t work, and explains what tools were used (or should have been used).