Writing Comedy: Do You Choose the Dark Side or the Light Side?

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By Brad Guigar and Dave Kellett, Brad Guigar, and Dave Kellett. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Today's show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the incredible Wacom One! This week, a ComicLab listener asks if it's better to write from anger or from love. Also: Is January a bad time to launch a new webcomic?

Questions asked and topics covered...

  • Which do you find more effective as a writer — comedy born from anger at something or comedy born from affection?
  • Is January a bad time to launch a new webcomic?
  • Finding a running gag
  • Coping with "bad hands"
  • Beginners should place less focus on social media
  • Brexit will drastically change how you do international shipping starting January 1.

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Brad Guigar is the creator of Evil Inc and the editor of Webcomics.com Dave Kellett is the creator of Sheldon and Drive.

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