Comedy Writing Secrets

The Best-Selling Guide to Writing Funny and Getting Paid for It

The Must-Have Guide to Humor Writing

Bring on the funny! With Comedy Writing Secrets (3rd ed), you can discover the secrets of humor writing that will keep your readers rolling in their seats. Learn the basics of joke construction, as well as in-depth comedy-writing techniques that you can apply to a variety of print and online markets. If your aim is to make ’em laugh–and make a career in comedy writing–then look no further.

In this completely revised and refreshed edition, you’ll discover:

• Hundreds of updated one-liners, anecdotes, and bits from top comedians.

• Tips for injecting humor into articles, speeches, advertisements, greeting cards, and more.

• Instruction on writing for online markets and social media.

• Advice on brainstorming and editing to beat writer’s block and generate new material.

For more than twenty years and nearly 175,000 copies sold, Comedy Writing Secrets has helped humor writers of all skill levels write and sell their work. With Comedy Writing Secrets (3rd ed), you’ll be laugh-out-loud funny and leave readers wanting more.