restricted access   Volume 65, Nos. 1-2, Spring/Summer 2013

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Special Issue on Media Writing

pp. 5-8

Beginning, Middle, End of an Era: Has Technology Trumped Aristotle?

pp. 9-22

Conquer or Connect: Power, Patterns, and the Gendered Narrative

pp. 23-29

Screenwriting Representation: Teaching Approaches to Writing Queer Characters

pp. 30-42

Writing The Simpsons: A Case Study of Comic Theory

pp. 43-55

Creating a Series Pilot—Newcomers Welcome

pp. 56-61

Turn Off the Lights as You Leave: Altman and His Short Cuts with Carver

pp. 62-74

Novelist-Screenwriter versus Auteur Desire: The Player

pp. 75-86

Book Reviews

Now Write! Screenwriting ed. by Sherry Ellis and Laurie Lamson (review)

pp. 87-88

The Inner Game of Screenwriting: 20 Winning Story Forms by Sandy Frank (review)

pp. 88-90

Writing in Pictures: screenwriting Made (mostly) Painless by Joseph McBride (review)

pp. 90-91

Writing for Visual Media, 3rd ed. by Anthony Friedmann (review)

pp. 92-94

Something Startling Happens by Todd Klick (review)

pp. 94-95

Riding the Alligator: Strategies for a Career in Screenplay Writing (and Not Getting Eaten) by Pen Densham (review)

pp. 96-98

Writing the Drama Series: How to Succeed as a Professional Writer in TV, 3rd ed. by Pamela Douglas (review)

pp. 98-100

Epics, Spectacles, and Blockbusters: a Hollywood History by Sheldon Hall and Steve Neale (review)

pp. 100-101

The Editing Room Handbook: How to Tame the Chaos of the Editing Room, 4th ed. by Norman Hollyn (review)

pp. 102-103

Independent Film Producing: The Outsider's Guide to Producing a First Low Budget Feature Film by Paul Battista (review)

pp. 103-105

Writing the Comedy Blockbuster: the Inappropriate Goal by Keith Giglio (review)

pp. 106-107

The Hollywood Sign: Fantasy and Reality of an American Icon by Leo Braudy (review)

pp. 108-109