By Judy Carter
Judy Carter, guru to aspiring comedy writers and stand-up comics, tells all concerning the biz of being humorous and writing humorous during this brilliant, pleasing, and completely sensible consultant on the right way to draw humor out of your existence and switch it right into a career.
Do you're thinking that you’re humorous? do you need to show your humorousness right into a occupation? If the answer's definite, then Judy Carter’s The Comedy Bible is for you. The guru to aspiring stand-up comics presents the total scoop on being—and writing—funny for money.
If you’ve obtained a feeling of humor, you could learn how to make a profession out of comedy, says Judy Carter. no matter if it’s making a killer stand-up act, writing a spec sitcom, or delivering jokes for radio or one-liners for greeting playing cards, Carter presents step by step directions in The Comedy Bible. She is helping readers first ascertain which style of comedy writing or acting matches them most sensible after which directs them in constructing, refining, and promoting their paintings.
Using the hands-on workbook structure that was once so potent in her bestselling first publication, Stand-Up Comedy: The Book, Carter deals a chain of daily workouts that draw on her a long time as a winning stand-up comedian and the pinnacle of a nationally identified comedy college. additionally integrated are sensible information and recommendation from today’s most sensible comedy professionals—from Bernie Brillstein to Christopher Titus to Richard Lewis. She offers the professionals and cons of a few of the comedy fields—stand-up, script, speech and comic story writing, one-person exhibits, humor essays—and exhibits the right way to tailor your fabric for every. She teaches how to define your “authentic” voice—the real resource of comedy. And, possibly most crucial, Carter explains the right way to take a accomplished product to the subsequent level—making money—by pitching it to a customer and negotiating a freelance.
Written in Carter’s certain, take-no-prisoners voice, The Comedy Bible is sensible, inspirational, and humorous.