TIM TALKS TRUTH TO THE AWG

TIM FERGUSON LIGHTS MATCHES AND ILLUMINATES AUSTRALIAN FILM An article on a speech given by Tim Ferguson to the Australian Writers Guild October 4th, 2011 By Mark Poole Tim Ferguson, comedy legend and writing guru, spoke to the Victorian branch of the AWG last night. He said he felt privileged to have the eye of…

COMIC STORYTELLING

(Excerpt from, The Cheeky Monkey – Writing Narrative Comedy (Currency Press) “It’s hard enough to write a good drama; it’s much harder to write a good comedy; and it’s hardest of all to write a drama with comedy, which is what life is.” – Jack Lemmon COMIC STORYTELLING The demands of a classic comedy story…