Want A Professional To “Write” Your Comedy Material For You? Buyer Beware…

If you are thinking about hiring a writer for your stand-up comedy material – you will want to exercise caution! This article explains why a comedian should be extremely cautious when buying jokes from a joke writer. Continue reading Want A Professional To “Write” Your Comedy Material For You? Buyer Beware…

Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?

We talk and express ourselves in three dimensions – sight, sound and words. So, how is one dimensional joke writing supposed to work for a comedian to get laughs in a three dimensional performing art? The short answer is that it doesn’t. Continue reading Are You Using A One Dimensional Approach In A Three Dimensional Performing Art?

How To “Write” Stand-up Comedy Material The Hard Way

Which is easier – writing or talking? Yet most new comedians feel that they are somehow obligated to to “write” their stand-up comedy material in a fashion intended for a reader, NOT a live audience. This article identifies why that is more than problematic. Continue reading How To “Write” Stand-up Comedy Material The Hard Way

Is There Such A Thing As The Best Comedy Topics? If So, How Do I Find Them?

Are you a new comedian trying to “find” the best comedy topics for a stand-up comedy routine? Before you waste your time on that sort of meaningless effort, you might want to pay close attention to the information provided in this article. Continue reading Is There Such A Thing As The Best Comedy Topics? If So, How Do I Find Them?

Getting Started As A Comedian – An Interview With Steve Roye

I was recently interviewed by professional comedian John Branyan focusing on information of interest to talented individuals who are new to stand-up comedy and are trying to learn how to be a comedian. This interview is provided to expose an Continue reading Getting Started As A Comedian – An Interview With Steve Roye

Success As A Comedian Is All About Becoming A Great Stand-up Comedy “Writer”, Right?

This article slams the notion that developing a high impact stand-up comedy routine is all about the “writing”. Continue reading Success As A Comedian Is All About Becoming A Great Stand-up Comedy “Writer”, Right?