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Write and sell your TV drama

Ann Loring

Write and sell your TV drama

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Published by Alek Pub. Co. in Englewood, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television plays -- Authorship.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ann Loring and Evelyn Kaye.
    ContributionsKaye, Evelyn, 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.7 .L59 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 87 leaves :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2875062M
    ISBN 10096139630X
    LC Control Number84072315


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