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Book Title: A Friend in the Business: Honest Advice for Anyone Trying to Break into Television Writing|
The author of the book: Robert Masello
Date of issue: May 1st 2000
ISBN 13: 9780399526022
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 6.21 MB
Edition: Perigee Trade
Read full description of the books A Friend in the Business: Honest Advice for Anyone Trying to Break into Television Writing:Everyone who wants to write for television could use friend in the business. Robert Masello can be that friend. He's an "award-winning journalist, author, and successful TV writer. Now he's sharing the insider secrets he learned the hard way...
-- Finding someone to read your spec script
-- Protecting your ideas
-- Bagging a good agent
-- Landing a staff job -- and keeping it
-- Keeping full credit for your work -- in the office and on the screen
-- Choosing the right collaborator
-- Collecting residuals and script fees
-- Joining the Writers Guild of America
-- and moreFunny, smart, empathetic, anecdotal, and most of all, helpful. This is an essential book for anyone who wants to write for the small screen.
Read information about the authorRobert Masello is an award-winning journalist, TV writer, and the bestselling author of many novels and nonfiction books. His most recent thriller, entitled THE EINSTEIN PROPHECY (47 North), hit the # 1 spot in the Amazon Kindle store. Previous books include BLOOD AND ICE, THE MEDUSA AMULET, and THE ROMANOV CROSS, all published by Bantam/Random House.
He is also the author of two popular studies of the Occult -- FALLEN ANGELS AND SPIRITS OF THE DARK and RAISING HELL: A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE BLACK ARTS.
His books on writing include WRITER TELLS ALL, A FRIEND IN THE BUSINESS, and the classroom staple, ROBERT'S RULES OF WRITING.
His TV credits include such popular shows as "Charmed," "Sliders," Early Edition," and "Poltergeist: the Legacy."
A native of Evanston, Illinois, he studied writing at Princeton University under Robert Stone and Geoffrey Wolff, and now lives a few blocks from the beach in Santa Monica, CA.
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