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Are you one of those folks who are struggling with “writing” your stand-up comedy material and would like a professional “joke writer” do it for you?
Then there’s a very good chance that you are among the masses who believe that stand-up comedy material is “written” in the literal sense.
This is a serious misconception whether you are developing your own stand-up comedy material or want to have a professional comedy writer do it for you.
I was surfing online, looking for information on how to write a punchline when I came across an article from eHow.com called “How To Write A Punchline” — supposedly for those who want to know how to be a stand-up comedian.
There were 5 points presented, all of which were generic at best and accurate in a general way, but tip #4 for how to write a punchline actually made me laugh out loud: Continue reading
It can be difficult at best to get accurate and complete information about anything, whether it be about politics or how to write stand-up comedy.
I also know that if an individual is willing to get enough “second opinions”, they will eventually find the answers they want to hear.
But when it comes to stand-up comedy, there are some misconceptions that keep those without real comedy talent thinking they can excel at stand-up comedy.
And sadder still are the misconceptions that keep those who do have real comedy talent from ever capitalizing on their talent.
So, let’s cover two of these misconceptions… Continue reading