for writers and readers….

Humour is an essential part of writing – Maeve Higgins QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Comedy belongs in every piece of writing — humour is not a dodge or a distraction or a cheap trick, it’s an essential part of being alive, and as such, … Continue reading

March 6, 2022 · 7 Comments

Funny Women Writers Wanted – not a phrase you hear very often

But this is for real Comedy Women in Print Prize is its third year and is the UK and Ireland’s first comedy literary prize (and only? can’t think of another). … Continue reading

April 30, 2021 · 4 Comments

True humour is the antidote to dogmatism and fanaticism – Nick Cave QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Humour is not lack of gravity and it is not frivolity. Rather, it is the merciful oxygen that can envelop seriousness and prevent it from becoming a grim contagion that … Continue reading

December 15, 2019 · 2 Comments

Can you write funny? BBC Radio is looking for new comedy talent

BBC Radio 4 have commissioned a sketch show for aspiring comedy writers. The focuss  is on smart and funny observations around diversity and multiculturalism. This is a UK-wide opportunity for … Continue reading

December 26, 2017 · 8 Comments

Write Comedy for the BBC

The Comedy Script Room at the BBC is open for unsolicited manuscripts but only to April 1st. Click here for details on how to submit and comedy resources (such as … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 7 Comments