The Hidden Tools of Comedy: The Serious Business of Being Funny

Book cover for The Hidden Tools of Comedy


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).



Reading duration: 2020/05/17 to 2020/08/17

Rating: 4 star


Author: Steve Kaplan

ISBN13: 9781615931408 via Indiebound

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