Book Reviews of The Comedy Market: A Writer's Guide to Making Money

The Comedy Market: A Writer's Guide to Making Money
The Comedy Market A Writer's Guide to Making Money
Author: Carmine Desena
ISBN-13: 9780399522154
ISBN-10: 0399522158
Publication Date: 8/1/1996
Pages: 206
Edition: 1st ed
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Publisher: Perigee Trade
Book Type: Paperback
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"The Essential Resource for the Comedy Writer

"If you want to make a living writing comedy, you can't just wait for doors to open--you have to break into every window, side entrance, and crawl space you can find. This is the book that shows you how.

"Featuring interviews with top industry professionals--and loads of tips on both the basics and the finer points of the funny business--The Comedy Market will tell you:
--Where the jobs are--both full-time and freelance
--How to pitch yourself and your work
--What you can do to perfect your craft
--How to deal with agents and managers
--How to tailor your writing to different audiences
--Why performing can help your career--even if you don't want to do stand-up
--How to make the right connections
--What you need to know about copyrights and contracts
and more

"Carmine DeSena has written comedy for a variety of magazine, newspapers, radio shows and stand-up performers. He was a founding member of the comedy group So, We Lied, and is the author of _Lies: The Whole Truth_ and, with Gil Alcea, _The Air Down Here_."