When I was asked to revise the fourth edition of Television and Screen Writing: From Concept to Contract for the new millennium, I was reminded that it was one of the best-selling books in the field and a classic resource for students and professionals. I knew that this revision was an important opportunity to include the most up-to-date resources and practical information for screenwriters and television writers in the twenty-first century and beyond. I also wanted to make the book more accessible for screenwriters and television writers, by focusing first on screenwriting techniques and then on television writing techniques.
No producer, executive, or agent will pick up a script unless it's in the proper format. Not all worthy ...