Comedy Writing by Evan Smith

“Dying is easy, comedy is hard—and getting paid to write comedy is really really cool!” This column is for people who want to write funny scripts that pay the rent. Evan Smith has written for NBC, CBS, FOX, USA, and various producers, and has worked as a programming VP responsible for developing network TV movies, specials, and series. Evan is the author of the bestselling book WRITING TELEVISION SITCOMS, he teaches screenwriting at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School, and he serves as a private script consultant for screenwriters and entertainment companies.