The Cheeky Monkey

Writing Narrative Comedy
by Tim Ferguson

Publisher: Currency Press

Publication Date: April 01, 2010

ISBN: 9780868198613

Binding: Paperback

Availability: 7-14 Days

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From one of Australia’s most successful comedians comes The Cheeky Monkey, a practitioner’s guide to the art of comedy writing. Both insightful and practical, The Cheeky Monkey explains the principles of sitcom writing and guides the reader in how to apply them. Seeded with exercises to aid the developing comedy writer, this book will help you to:

Write jokes
Create funny stories
Build comic characters
Develop a sitcom
Sell your sitcom to producers and TV networks.

Many of the techniques can also be applied to film, stage, stand up or indeed any form of comedy. You’ll make ’em laugh before you know it.