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Thursday, November 03, 2005

Originally uploaded by WeHaveTwelveFeet.
Okay, folks. Here's the new Crafty TV Writing cover. What do you think?


I looked at the other cover on your flickr account also. I like graphics of the one you posted here better, but prefer the text of the other. It's succinct. I'd rec' shortening the text on this a bit to something like the other, like:

"A pro writer's guide to making it in television"

"Making it" implies both respect and money. So does "getting paid to write great...", but I think it's too wordy for a cover.

I'm someone who buys these books -- I have your first one.


By Blogger shecanfilmit, at 5:47 PM  


Yeah, this one definitely works for me.

By Blogger Kelly J. Compeau, at 10:33 PM  

Looks cool to me. "Cousre I haven't seen the other ones...

By Blogger writergurl, at 2:37 AM  

Nice! It's punchy but less aggressive than the other cover.

By Blogger Martine, at 2:05 PM  

I also think that it's not as "detailed" an image as your other book, Alex. I think that they can bring it closer to that and make it look more like the companion volume it is...

By Blogger Bill Cunningham, at 3:27 PM  

Quit teasing us Alex....when can we buy it?

By Blogger CharlieDontSurf, at 3:56 PM  

I've got the copyedited ms sitting on my desk...

By Blogger Alex Epstein, at 4:09 PM  

OHHHH...what do I have to do to get an advance copy?

By Blogger CharlieDontSurf, at 5:39 PM  

It's good. Be happy!

By Blogger Will Shetterly, at 7:28 PM  

I like it Alex and am looking forward to the release (I love the first one).

I do have a question for you. What is the average page count of a one hour drama? I am working on a spec for Supernatural and I've timed out the show at 40 minutes. I tought that a drama should fall between 47 and 50 pages, but the WB material seems shorter.


By Blogger John Donald Carlucci, at 11:30 AM  

Sorry late on this, been writing. :)

" getting paid to" still makes my teeth hurt. But I guess I lost that battle. :)

Looks like a clip art'ish computer monitor not a TV. Needs a background picture of sorts. And that Arial'ish font is quite dull. I'd have a TV in a curvy-fish eyed style with 'tv static' as background. Something with spice, this is quite sleepy.

By Blogger Christopher Coulter, at 5:36 AM  

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