How to Write for Television : A Guide to Writing and Selling Successful TV Scripts Paperback
Television is a growth industry with an insatiable hunger for writing talent.
Soaps, series dramas, plays, situation comedies - television constantly needs new writers.
This inspiring book is full of professional tips and techniques that producers, agents and script editors would give you themselves - if only they had the time.
Complete with vital information on how to sell your writing - and how much you can earn.
Packed with tips for writing and selling. Lists essential contacts and phone numbers. Contents: List of Illustrations; 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 246 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 24/08/2009
- Category: Screenwriting techniques
- ISBN: 9781845283803