Simplicity & Surprise

An Excerpt from ‘The Cheek Monkey – Writing Narrative Comedy‘ [Currency Press] Comedy demands simplicity. If it takes ten seconds to work out the meaning of a punchline, you won’t get a laugh; the audience has already moved on. Clarity is key. But don’t be fooled—simplicity ain’t easy. Many a comedy writer has come unstuck…

GOLD COAST AFTERNOON TEA 2013

Afternoon Tea with Tim Ferguson at Robina Library, Gold Coast Come down to Robina Library to meet none other than Australian Comedian Tim Ferguson, author of ‘Carry a Big Stick’. Tim will tell his wonderful tale of a funny, fearless life of laughter, friendship and MS, followed by a Q&A and book signing. Where: Robina…