Dan Harmon Story Circle: 8 Proven Steps to Better Stories

Have you ever felt like you’re stuck in a creative loop? You start a script, get halfway done, but because you can’t figure out the ending, you abandon it, then start a new one. And then it happens again. And again. ►► http://bit.ly/2H4HiFY So writer/producer Dan Harmon tackled this problem. He took centuries of storytelling … Read more


In this video, I talk about 5 TIPS TO CREATE COMEDIC CHARACTERS! First off, get inspired! Just try to pay attention to your surroundings and people you come into contact with, watch on tv or in a movie, or just observe from a distance. You can get inspiration from anywhere. Second – play dress up! … Read more

SNL & Writing Sketch Comedy with Bob Odenkirk

The SNL 40 special featured an appearance by Bob Odenkirk, the newly minted star of BETTER CALL SAUL. He talks about the time he spent writing on SNL, the intense challenges involved in writing sketches, guidelines necessary for successful sketch comedy, and the unmitigated respect he learned to have for Lorne Michaels. He also talks … Read more

What Writers Should Learn From Dan Harmon

Dan Harmon is the writer behind several of my favourite shows. In this episode, I take a look at Harmonquest, where he puts his narrative instincts to work in an improvised setting. In short, practice may not make perfect, but it makes it hard to be bad.

The Hidden Sitcom Formula

These underlying rules unite shows like I Love Lucy, Seinfeld, Arrested Development, and Rick and Morty. Transcript Humor is supposed to be the domain of the original, the subversive, of course, I’m not gon na take my shirt off on my special and the unexpected. Let’s make a kind of Spanish Inquisition, nobody expects the … Read more


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