|Writing For Television|
Leading writers unravel the craft of screen and radio writing in this detailed program.
Four veteran writers discuss the components of a successful television script and reveal their own working methods. Topics include telling a story with pictures: creating a character; generating dialogue; collaboration and role playing; the rewrite process; adapting a novel; researching and developing a major miniseries.
|Writing For Film
Including Oscar Winner Frank Pierson (Cool Hand Luke, Dog Day Afternoon) and David Williamson (Gallipoli, The Year Of Living Dangerously).
four top screen writers discuss the nuts and bolts of their craft. Topics include finding a story, research techniques, character development, dialogue, the three act script structure, plot and subplot, formula scripts and more.
|Writing For Radio|
Four expert radio writers talk about their craft - writing radio drama. Explore the unlimited potential of radio as a medium of the imagination. Topics include: the characteristics of a good writer, how to work within the limitations of time slots and tight budgets, plot development, the proper use of stage directions in radio scripts, the use of music, sound effects, the radion audience and much more.
|Writing For Comedy|
Discover the ingredients of comedy.
This program looks at various aspects of comedy writing: the ingredients of comedy; finding the story; the three-act structure; the writing process; writing for a character. It features Australian scriptwriters Geoffrey Atherden and Sue Ingleton, US writer Carl Saulter (Moonlighting) and UK writer Alan Plater.
|Sell Your Ideas For Articles, Books And Screenplays|
Inter-active Computer Based Training
Learn how to prepare effective article queries, book proposals and screenplay presentations. The successful writer is one who gets published on a regular basis and is one who understands the challenge of the publisher and writes accordingly. Discover the best markets for beginning writers, the best kind of publisher for you, selected magazine and book publishers, playwrighting and drama organizations.
|F998 Book and CDROM|
|How To Make Money By Writing|
The "How To" of Selling to Publishers
Do you have the skills necessary to write for money? Whether your area of interest is sports, romance, "how to," adventure, biography, travel, religion, children or science fiction, follow the outline in this series and your chances for publication will increase remarkably.
Includes; The Writer's Life, The secrets of marketing, What's your flavor? Query & proposal, Other kinds of writing, The IRS & agents.
|F999 6 Tape Cassette|