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How to write for television : a guide to writing and selling successful TV scripts

Author: William Smethurst
Publisher: Oxford : How To Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th ed., rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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Television is a growth industry with an insatiable hunger for writing talent. Soaps, series dramas, plays, situation comedies - television constantly needs new writers. This book is packed with tips  Read more...

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Genre/Form: handböcker, manualer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Smethurst
ISBN: 9781845281816 1845281810
OCLC Number: 173716665
Notes: Previous edition: published as Writing for television. 2005.
Description: x, 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The opportunities; 1. The basics; 2. Story & theme; 3. Style; 4. Structure; 5. Plotting; 6. Visual interest; 7. Dialogue; 8. Characterisation; 9. Situation comedy; 10. Presentation; 11. From script to screen; 12. The difficult markets; 13. Programmes looking for writers; 14. Soap operas; 15. Other markets for scripts; 16. Common queries; 17. TV Talk; 18. Organisations that will help you; 19. Where to send your script; Further reading; Index.
Responsibility: William Smethurst.

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