“Have Fun”…those were the words Gene Perret used when he started Round Table as a way for comedy writers and performers to connect and learn more about the business. After 30 years we are thrilled to still be in the position to help others pursue their dreams.
Through this website, we hope to continue to help Round Table members learn the craft of comedy and to connect with others in their profession. Subscribers of Round Table will have access to the RT pages. These pages will provide how-to articles, interviews, markets, inspiration, and more. If you are a subscriber, please access these at any time. We will be updating on an as needed basis and will do our best to provide you with the most recent information. If you are not a subscriber, you may sign up and start enjoying the benefits of a Round Table Subscriber.
Round Table has survived due to our membership. If you have any suggestions or recommendations of what you would like to see here, please let us know. We will do our best to make sure we are fulfilling your needs.
But most important, heed Gene’s advice and “Have fun.”
If you are not a member, we’d love to have you at the Round Table.
Subscriptions can be bought in 1 month, 3 month, and 12 month intervals.
Inside the RT Pages…
“Expert” Advice by Linda Perret
Conflicts in Comedy by Linda Perret
Your Big Break by Linda Perret
The Truth about the Truth in Comedy by Linda Perret
Give Yourself a Break by Linda Perret
What Questions Do You Ask? by Gene Perret
Surviving by Linda Perret
Keep Your Resolutions by Gene Perret
Think Before You Speak by Linda Perret
Here are a Few of my Favorite Quotes about Writing…and Why by Gene Perret
Don’t Expect Anything From Anyone by Linda Perret
Make it Better by Gene Perret
What Do I Do if I Want to Write, But Discover I Can’t by Gene Perret
Start with a Laugh by Linda Perret
Safe Place by Linda Perret
Using the “Series of Three” Joke Format Effectively by Linda Perret
End of a Year; Start of a New One by Linda Perret
The Facets of Stand-Up by Gene Perret
There Are People Out There by Gene Perret
You’ve Got to Do the Digging by Gene Perret
Virtual Comedy by Linda Perret
Look to the Writing by Gene Perret
Don’t Co-Mingle Your Funds by Linda Perret
Tax Time by Linda Perret
Budget by Linda Perret
Vision Boards by Linda Perret
Getting Back Into Shape by Linda Perret
And Go By Linda Perret
Another “Say It By Not Saying It” Exercise by Linda Perret
Write the Joke; Not the Joke Concept by Gene Perret
Freelancing Series – Article 6 – What Should I Charge? by Linda Perret
The Ed Hercer Fund by Linda Perret
Business of Show Business – Tax Prep by Linda Perret
CV- Tips: Tips for coping with the Pandemic
Freelancing Series – Article 5 – Passive Income by Linda Perret
Gene’s Response to a Question
Freelancing Series – Article 4 – Added Income by Linda Perret
Freelancing Series – Article 3 – Increasing Income by Linda Perret
Freelancing Series – Article 2 – Cutting Expenses by Linda Perret
Freelancing Series – Article 1 – Before You Leap by Linda Perret
Comedy Competitions; Magazine Listings
New Books and Class
Whether you’re a performer or writer, ROUND TABLE has books that will help further your career.
Visit our store for more details.
Round Table offers other services including:
The Comedy Writers Workout – A weekly email exercise with personal feedback
The Master Course in Joke Writing with Gene Perret – A 12-week email course on the basics of joke writing.
Contact us for more information on any of our services.
^ Gene sharing a laugh with Bob Hope and others at one of their military shows.