Writing for Television
Successful television scripts can bring substantial rewards, but new writers and writers experienced in other media need to appreciate that writing for television is a craft in its own right.
This invaluable guide introduces you to television production methods and the particular requirements of script layout. Sample scripts from well-known television programs are included and discussed. It comprehensively covers plot, story construction, characterization, dialogue and comedy. There is a section on marketing that covers the latest changes in the world of television and a section written to help beginners avoid the pitfalls.