2 edition of Television writing and selling. found in the catalog.
Television writing and selling.
Edward Barry Roberts
|Statement||With an introd. by Ira L. Avery.|
|LC Classifications||PN1992.7 .R6 1964|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 504 p.|
|Number of Pages||504|
|LC Control Number||64003922|
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 (OCoLC) Yet what makes this a good book and pleasing read is the light hearted writing style. It feels like the writers are talking to you in person.
They also make it very interesting by drawing on their own experiences where they progressed from spec writers and working on "Baywatch" to becoming executive producers on "Diagnosis Murder" and "Martial /5(27).
This book provides professional tips and techniques for those wishing to break into writing for TV whether it's a soap, series drama, or situation comedy. It covers all aspects of script writing such as structure, plotting, characterization and dialogue and is Brand: Little, Brown Book Group.
Students must complete an additional 6 units from Feature Film Television writing and selling. book or Television Writing. Courses in Entertainment Studies are not eligible.
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