Writing Television Sitcoms : Revised and Expanded Edition of the Go-to Guide

Writing Television Sitcoms : Revised and Expanded Edition of the Go-to Guide

Book Title: Writing Television Sitcoms : Revised and Expanded Edition of the Go-to Guide

Author: Alex Epstein

Format: Paperback | 352 pages

Publication Date: 08 Feb 2010

ISBN-13: 9780399535376

This new edition of Writing Television Sitcoms features the essential information every would-be teleplay writer needs to know to break into the business, including: - Updated examples from contemporary shows such as 30 Rock, The Office and South Park - Shifts in how modern stories are structured - How to recognize changes in taste and censorship - The reality of reality television - How the Internet has created series development opportunities - A refined strategy for approaching agents and managers - How pitches and e-queries work - or don't - The importance of screenwriting competitions