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INSIDE THE ART, CRAFT AND BUSINESS OF WRITING for Film, TV, Books, Stage, Print or Digital Media (with Particular Attention to Comedy)

Free Comedy Writers Glossary

Forget Walking the Walk. Can You Talk the Talk?

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Do you know what a ‘clam’ is? How about ‘a barrel’ or the dreaded ‘Nakamura’?

You will now, thanks to this FREE GLOSSARY OF TERMS gathered from writer’s rooms of Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Family Guy, The Simpsons and others.

This collection of comedy writer’s jargon and insider lingo will help you sound like you know what you’re talking about when you get inside the room, but each phrase also encapsulates an important principal of comedy writing.

E-mail gregorymilleris@gmail.com with the SUBJECT: GLOSSARY and we’ll send you the FREE PDF.

One comment on “Free Comedy Writers Glossary

  1. gregorymilleris
    July 11, 2014

    p.s., “breaking” a story means figuring it out and outlining it.

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