Writing Plays/Screenwriting/Comedy Screenplay


I'm currently writing a comedy. There are good characters, effective jokes but when it comes to the story... there is none. Help, please.

I think what you should do is figure out, what you are trying to say or comment on. Most comedies are rooted in a commentary, even in jest, comedians and comedy writers are trying to comment or say something about something. So I'd figure out, why are these characters here, why are they making jokes. About whom, or what are these jokes aimed.

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Anthony T. Carter


As a active screenwriter and dramatist (playwright/librettist), I have been writing and directing since I was in elementary school. My expertise is in dramtic writing as well as historical research. I have been given such responsibility (dramaturg) for many local theatre productions. bbc


I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts, minors in History and Psychology. As a writer, I have enjoy the experience of researching for information in regards to a script or just because.

Royal Autumn Entertainment (Owner and Lead Creative) Nazareth College Alumni Association Geva Theatre Center (Official Videographer) JCC CenterStage (Official Videographer/Media Technologist/Dramaturge) Method Machine (Playwright in Residence/Dramaturge)

B.A. Theatre Arts, Nazareth College of Rochester 2007

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