From one of Australia's most successful comedians comes The Cheeky Monkey , a practitioner's guide to the art of comedy writing. Both insightful and practical, The Cheeky Monkey explains the principles of sitcom writing and guides the reader in how to apply them. Seeded with exercises to aid the developing comedy writer, this book will help you to: Write jokes; Create funny stories; Build comic characters; Develop a sitcom; Sell your sitcom to producers and TV networks. Many of Tim's techniques can also be applied to film, stage, stand-up or indeed any form of comedy. You will make 'em laugh before you kw it.