Radio has long been a fertile proving ground for writers, and continues to offer excellent opportunities in a variety of markets. For beginners and more experienced writers, Rosemary Horstman offers a comprehensive overview of the field and its disciplines, including the use of structure, music, and sound effects, writing for speech, techniques for interviewing, and moving characters in sound and space. Every potential market is covered in detail, including drama, serials and soap operas, features and documentaries, comedy, news and current affairs, radio for children, educational and informational programs, and commercials. Also included is a thought-provoking chapter on the nature of radio and a succinct history of broadcasting.
"An excellent practical guide, covering everything". -- London Daily Telegraph