How to Write for Television : A Guide to Writing and Selling Successful TV Scripts, Paperback Book

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
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  • Category: Screenwriting techniques
  • ISBN: 9781845283803

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