• How to Write Funnier

  • Your Serious Step-by-Step Blueprint for Creating Incredibly, Irresistibly, Successfully Hilarious Writing: How to Write Funny, Book 2
  • By: Scott Dikkers
  • Narrated by: Scott Dikkers
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (35 ratings)

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How to Write Funnier

By: Scott Dikkers
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Publisher's summary

Learn how to write a funny story.

Can you learn how to write comedy? Absolutely - anyone can. Scott Dikkers will tell you how. He's co-founder and longest-serving editor-in-chief of The Onion, the world's most popular humor publication, and founder of The Onion Training Center at the Second City in Chicago. He's also a number one best-selling humor author and winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor. In How to Write Funnier, he tells you everything you need to know to start writing funny stories, how to write funny scenes, and how to write funny sketches.

But that's just the beginning. How do you get a job in comedy? How do you write for The Onion? How do you write for the New Yorker? How do you get published in McSweeney's? How do you write for money? How do you become a career comedy writer?

It's all in How to Write Funnier.

Writers Scott has mentored, trained, or hired for their very first comedy-writing job have gone on to win several Emmy Awards, written movies nominated for an Academy Award, and become best-selling authors themselves. How to Write Funnier gives you the step-by-step process professionals use to create hilarious comedy articles, prose pieces, and stories that jump off the page, grab readers by the sphincter, and make them LOL.


  • The 13 most common mistakes in humor writing
  • The 11 different ways to structure a humor piece
  • How to get ideas for writing a great story
  • Eight steps for how to get feedback on your writing that will truly make it funnier
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