Writing 'Soap'

Writing 'Soap' : How to Write Continuing Drama

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Who else wants to write for the 'soaps'? 'Soaps' like Eastenders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Casualty, Holby City, and of course the ever-popular Archers on BBC Radio 4 all need new storylines to keep them fresh and that means new writers. It really could be your lines being uttered by an actor in a scene on tv or radio. This book explains how: * continuous drama is made and the role of the script writer * to write for established characters in a 'soap' * to develop your writing style so that it becomes compelling writing People who should buy include: * All students of creative writing in colleges and universities * College and university central and department libraries * Teachers, tutors and lecturers * Public and reference libraries * General readers, older creative writers who attend Caerleon, Swanick et al

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  • Paperback | 165 pages
  • 134 x 214 x 12mm | 258.55g
  • Glmp Ltd
  • Aber Publishing
  • AbergaleUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 1842851187
  • 9781842851180
  • 424,143

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About Chris Thompson

Chris Thompson is a former teacher turned professional writer. He has written numerous episodes of The Archers for BBC Radio 4 and Emmerdale for ITV.

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