New To Stand-up Comedy? A Great Starting Point: ComedyUniversity.com

If you managed to find this article because you were interested in information on:

How to write a joke or how to write a stand-up comedy joke…

Let me ask you a question:

Are you trying to figure out how to write something that “reads” funny or are you trying to figure out how to write something that is funny when you express it to an audience?
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I know that there are many who want to “write” a stand-up comedy act that works who think that the way it is done is like writing a book report or a short story.

They also tend to believe that there are specific “writing techniques” that will somehow enhance the process.

Those sort of things may be beneficial if an audience was going to read a comedian’s stand-up comedy material or if a comedian was going to read their stand-up comedy act to an audience.

Neither one of these things actually happen in the realm of stand-up comedy.
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There are a number of people who find this blog using the search term “how to be a comedian”.

Here’s what I would tell anyone who wants to know how be a comedian and take a serious shot at stand-up comedy — broken down into 4 specific areas…

1. You must know what you are doing in order to be a comedian who can generate the big laughs on stage consistently.
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