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Dylan Brody

Award-winning humorist, story-teller, author, playwright, producer and radio-personality Dylan Brody has been making people laugh professionally for more than thirty years. Now he happily shares the tricks of all of his trades with any who would benefit from his hard-won understanding of the writer's craft, the comic's life, and the many arts that revolve around putting words in order.

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About this Course

JUST WRITE - 6-Wk. Writing Intensive with Dylan Brody

Begin writing the way you’ve always imagined you could. Join published author and award-winning humorist Dylan Brody for a 6-week virtual intensive designed to help you JUST WRITE.          $597.00

         

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You’ve said for years, “Someday I’ll have time to write this thing.”  It’s time to fulfill the promise you made to yourself. The reason you haven’t done it yet has nothing to do with laziness or procrastination. You just haven’t had the tools you need to get out of your own way and onto the page.

  • 6 weeks of one-hour instructional sessions plus Q&A
  • Writing hacks that won’t turn you into a hack writer
  • A supportive community urging you onward
  • A safe space for exploration, experimentation, and expansion of your talent
  • Exercises and drills to shore up weak spots in your skillset

PLUS:

  • Recorded sessions from the Intensive, yours to keep.
  • Private Facebook Group

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

  • Get consistent with your output
  • Finish what you've started 
  • Embrace the process — hone and edit like a pro
  • Create prose in your own, organic literary voice
  • Stop listening to your inner critic and just write
  • Stop reading bullet points and start writing

What Others Are Saying...

“Dylan helped me greatly improve the quality of my writing while being true to my own style and voice.  As a long-time fan and an aspiring storyteller myself, it was very helpful to have his guidance as I crafted a story-slam piece.”  — Stephanie Stoeckl  
                         

“[Brody’s] writing is brilliant.”  — Robin Williams


Five weeks into Dylan Brody's six-week course, ‘Just Write,’ I finished the first draft of the animated pilot I've been mulling over for five years — and decidedly not writing.  
     “There's something about the combination of Dylan's experienced insights, considered musings, inspiring examples, gentle prompting, and friendly accountability that just worked to make me just write.  
     “I am supremely grateful. There may be some kind of magic or hypnosis at work.  
     “If you're in the midst of putting prose on a page, or stuck in a rut, or simply not starting, I urge you to give Dylan's course a try. It honestly made a huge difference for me.”  — Parker Bennett,  Screenwriter

-- Alex Stein, screenwriter, author, documentarian

In this set of friendly, accessible lessons, Dylan Brody provides the support and technique you need to start writing, keep writing, and finish projects.

You want to write?  Give your word.

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ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR: One of America’s leading humorists and storytellers, DYLAN BRODY has fans that include Carl Reiner, Robin Williams, Roseanne Barr, and Richard Lewis, and performs an ever-expanding repertoire of witty and profound tales of his journey through life that are unique, yet utterly recognizable to everyone.

His 2016 full-length, award-winning, stand-up-style storytelling special, Dylan Brody’s Driving Hollywood, currently streams on both Amazon Prime and NextUpComedy.com — after touring internationally in the Spring of 2017.  That overlapped the release of another full-length special, Corner of Starbucks and Christopher Street on Revry.tv. Earlier specials included More Arts/Less Martial from Rooftop Comedy and The Wereshmuck: Transformations of a Moron

For three years running, best-selling author and humorist David Sedaris has invited Dylan to share his stages when touring the West Coast.  Dylan written for dozens of comedians, including Jay Leno, who has used Brody’s work in his monologues on NBC’s The Tonight Show.

He has appeared on A&E’s Comedy on the Road, FOX TV’s Comedy Express, and Showtime’s The Green Room with Paul Provenza. In 2010, Dylan appeared in the George Carlin Tribute at the New York Public Library, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, featuring Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller, Kevin Smith, Louis C.K., and publisher Lewis Lapham, among others.

Dylan has written and performed regularly for The David Feldman Show on KPFK (Pacifica Radio) in Los Angeles, The Drive with Steve Jaxon on KSRO (Sonoma County) and was a regular contributor to John Rabe’s OFF RAMP on KPCC, NPR’s Pasadena affiliate. He also contributes to Huffington Post and Daily Kos, and recently placed a story in the burgeoning humor magazine, The American Bystander.    

In 2005, Dylan won the Stanley Drama award for play writing. His recent one-woman play, Singing in the Wrong Direction, played to sold out crowds in the NoHo arts district late in 2016.  A published author, one of his books, A Tale of a Hero and The Song of Her Sword, finding a place in the curriculum at several public schools, earning him a yearly influx of poorly written fan letters and e-mails to which Mr. Brody diligently replies.

Dylan Brody’s Thinking Allowed, brought long-form humor and insight, literate and literary, to a broad based audience. The show enjoyed a successful six-month run on the main stage at the Hollywood Improv, the first all storytelling program ever in the venue. The Stand Up! Records label released Brody’s first five CDs between 2009 and 2012. In 2014, Rooftop Comedy produced and an overlong digital-only album, Dylan Goes Electric.

In his years as a club comic, Dylan worked in venues all over the world, sharing the stage with Adam Sandler, Dennis Miller, Jon Lovitz, Larry Miller, Norm McDonald, Louie Anderson, Richard Belzer, Larry David, and Jerry Seinfeld. In those days, George Carlin once told him he was “a very funny, young political comic.”  He has appeared at M.I.T., at Sarah Lawrence College’s vast Reisinger Concert Hall, the renowned Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley, and the gorgeous new Valley Performing Arts Center. He also served as Northfield Mount Hermon School’s first ever Artist in Residence.