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Three Things You Must Internalize to Get Into Comedy Writing

It’s never been easier or more difficult to get into comedy writing. On this episode of Instead of Writing, I offer you a three-step foundational approach I’ve developed from my experience teaching hundreds of comedy students. Comedy can and must be learned. You can start writing comedy. Try to internalize this cycle and pay attention …

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Instead of Writing: Should We Be Excited for the New Hunger Games Prequel?

I’m not sure how I missed it, but Suzanne Collins announced a prequel to her smash hit Hunger Games trilogy. On this episode of Instead of Writing, I’m breaking down all of the must-know details and asking the million-dollar question: Should we be excited or very, very afraid?

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Instead of Writing: Celebrating Halloween at Evermore Park

Evermore Park is a complete playground for people who love fantasy. It is also set during the reign of Queen Victoria, which makes it doubly fun for me as it plays right into the gaslamp genre I love so very much. We went this weekend and had a truly interesting adventure. Drama. Action. Mystery! I …

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Instead of Writing: Sabrina the Teenage Witch vs Harry Potter

Harry Potter is a worldwide phenomenon. It’s by far the most successful book series in recent memory. However, what if I could make a case that many of those lovely little quirks found in Harry Potter could actually claim their roots in a different story? We’re headed back to the era of corded phones, skip-its, …

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Instead of Writing: Halloween Media Pick 2019

Hey everyone, I’m excited to say that I’ve started up a new video blog called Instead of Writing. Each week, I’m sharing what tool I’ll be using to procrastinate my next draft. It could be writing craft stuff, geek-out worthy content, book reviews, or thoughts on comedy. Please head on over to Youtube and give …