How to Become a Comedian, Part 1: Attitude

ACTION: Make a commitment to yourself when you begin that you will give comedy 100% of your good will efforts for a certain period of time–that could be one day, one month, or one year. But make that commitment and then renew it when the time comes. You sort of do comedy like you can sort of be pregnant. I know a lady who tried both. It wasn’t pretty.

So You Want to Write a One Person Show, Part 7 of 7

It’s the gift of us arriving at this moment through telling the story of how we arrived at this moment. It’s grace. It’s power. It’s peace. Own it. And let it go.
These are the qualities you may be experiencing and needing to convey to the audience as you reach the climax or conclusion of your story. And notice how the actual story in some way begins to dissolve as these qualities emerge.