Quote: diggy @ 4th December 2019, 8:22 AM
I know many people think they are funny but actually are not
The most powerful encouragement I could possibly give you is to point out that some of those people are on the telly being paid large sums of money for being funny while actually not being.
In this modern day and age, being funny is an asset to a TV writer or comedian but it's by no means essential.
If you're a wannabe stand-up comedian, the best way to find out whether you're any good or not is to actually stand up in front of an audience and do your best to be funny. They'll soon let you know how funny you are.
If personal appearances are not your thing and you prefer to let your writing do the talking (do you see what I did there?) your best bet is to write something and send it off to somebody. Don't be put off by any organisation that says it doesn't accept unsolicited material.
Write stuff and send it to people whose job it is to read stuff and pay money for it!