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Description - Comic Toolbox by John Vorhaus

A straightforward, often humorous workbook approach to comedy writing as creative problem-solving. In it, veteran Hollywood comedy writer John Vorhaus offers his tools of the trade to writers, comics, and anyone else who wants to be funny. Among these indispensable tools are Clash of Context, Tension and Release, The Law of Comic Opposites, The Wildly Inappropriate Response, and The Myth of the Last Great Idea. Readers will learn that comedy = truth and pain (the essence of the comic situation), that fear is the biggest roadblock to comedy (kill the ferocious editor within and rich, useful comic ideas will flow), and much more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781879505216
ISBN-10: 1879505215
Format: Paperback / softback
(150mm x 230mm x mm)
Pages: 191
Imprint: Silman-James Press,U.S.
Publisher: Silman-James Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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