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What Creates Massive Success In Comedy?

 What is the difference between top-level comedians and those that can get laughs but can’t seem to find any success? In this article, I’ll introduce you to a new way of looking at creativity. I’ll also show you examples of how this type of creativity was applied by the greatest comedians of all time. Then…

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Writing Comedy in Flow: Self-Consciousness

Read the first article in this series on writing comedy in flow here. In this article we’ll explore another characteristic of flow: how to overcome self-consciousness while writing comedy. Self-consciousness leads people to continually monitor how they appear to other people. We do this throughout most of the day. The problem is that we take this self-consciousness into…

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Writing Comedy: The Time Warp

Writing Comedy: The Time Warp When you’re writing comedy in flow, you’re sense of time often becomes distorted. To those that have read the entire series on how to write in flow, it’ll come as no surprise that if you’re constantly worrying or self-conscious about your writing that time will move very slow while you’re…

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Eliminating The Worry of Failure

Eliminating The Worry of Failure I’m super-excited about this article. Once I let go of the idea of failing, my career took off. The transformation was both amazing and instantaneous. I didn’t know it at the time, but the worry of failure was destroying many different areas of my career. If you’re a perfectionist like…

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Eliminating Distractions to Writing

Writing Comedy in Flow: Part 5 Distractions Are Gone Click here to read the first part of this article. Whenever you are writing comedy, you want to be in a state of flow for as long as possible. One reason for this is because when a comedian is in flow, they are no longer distracted.…

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Writing Comedy in Flow: Action & Awareness

Writing Comedy in Flow: Part 4 Action & Awareness Merge Click here to go back to the first article on writing comedy in flow. The fourth criteria for flow is that a comedian’s actions and awareness merge. This is an overly complex way of saying that our concentration is focused on what we are doing…

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Can I Become a Comedian If I’m Under 18 or 21?

Can I Become a Comedian If I’m Under 18 or 21? Many great comedians got their start in comedy before turning 18 or 21 your of age. If you want to become a comedian but are under 18 or under 21, you’ll have a unique set of benefits and challenges What’s important is that you…

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How To Write Comedy In Flow: Balancing Challenges & Skills

How to Write Comedy In Flow: Balancing Challenge and Skill-Level This is the 3rd part of a series on how to write comedy in a creative flow. To read part 1, click here. The third component of writing comedy in flow is the ability to balance the challenge with your individual skill level. For a…

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Writing Stand-Up Comedy In Flow: Instant Feedback

Writing Stand-Up Comedy In Flow: Immediate Feedback Go here to read the first part of this article series on how to write stand-up comedy in flow. This article will examine the second criteria for getting into a creative flow while writing comedy: Receiving immediate feedback. One of the most rewarding aspects about being a comedian is…

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Writing Comedy In A State of Flow

Writing Comedy In Flow Flow is the ultimate state of creativity for writing comedy. When in flow, creative ideas feel as if they come out effortlessly. Comedians that experience flow while writing are not only more creative (much more creative), but they also able to spend far longer writing comedy and enjoy the process more…

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