Scripts: writing for radio and television
Scripts is a book which provides instruction on writing for television and radio broadcasting. Presented in a lively, entertaining style, the book offers a firsthand description of writing editorials, public service announcements, commercials, feature stories, reviews and documentaries. Berger includes a unique section on comedy writing and another on the importance of maintaining a journal. Other sections examine different `voices' used in writing, common writing errors, grammar and rhetoric.
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