Broadcast Writing: Dramas, Comedies, and Documentaries
Dealing both with radio and TV, the book considers concepts such as characterization and conflict, details practical methods of finding ideas, and tells how to structure these ideas into smooth plot lines.
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The Medium Forms the Message
How to Find Your Story
How to Tell Your Story
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