When I proposed teaching a course on romantic comedy at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, I was surprised to find that no textbook existed that specifically spoke to writing in this genre. So after teaching the course for a few semesters, I wrote one. Harper/Collins published it in 2000, the paperback edition came out in 2001, and it's been in print ever since.
For all the glowing "your book changed my life, dude!" reviews and/or to purchase a copy, just click on the book or the amazon.com link below.
"So much fun to read, it could pop a champagne cork."
--Alexa Junge, writer/producer of Friends
"Insightful, thorough, and easy to use... Expertly balances the craft and the art of writing the romantic comedy."
--Stephen Mazur, cowriter of Liar, Liar
Writing the Romantic Comedy at