In this episode of the “Write Hot Podcast,” Laura Powers interviews Steve Kaplan to discuss comedy screenwriting. Here’s the description:

For years, Steve Kaplan has been the industry’s most sought-after expert on comedy. In addition to having taught at UCLA, NYU, Yale and other top universities Steve created the HBO Workspace, the HBO New Writers Program and was co-founder and Artistic Director of Manhattan’s Punch Line Theatre. Steve has consulted with Disney, DreamWorks Animation, Aardman Animation, HBO and others, and has taught his seminar in LA, New York, London, Paris, Kiev, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Steve discusses his previous book, The Hidden Tools of Comedy and his upcoming book, The Comic Hero’s Journey, as well as providing information on his workshops and consulting services. If you would like more information on Steve Kaplan, his work and services, you can connect with him the following ways: Twitter: @skcomedy, Facebook: or his website at: You can connect at with Laura at You can also find her on facebook via Write Hot and follow her on twitter @thatlaurapowers.

Length: 19 Minutes

Published: December 3rd, 2017

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