Stand-up Comedy: Get Started & Manage Your Career
This is a great book for any person interested in how to get started as a stand-up comedian.
Written by a professional comedian and coach, sections include everything from Open Mike nights to becoming an M.C., then a featured comic and ultimately a headliner.
Covered: booking rooms, getting paid, getting an agent, hecklers, and much more. Over 100 chapters on the serious business of comedy.