I bought the Kindle version of this book some time back and was really disappointed that the formatting was screwed which made it pretty much unreadable but from the bits I was able to read I was hooked. Ian Gurvitz takes you through the daily grind of writing for television where the expectation is pretty much 80% rejection. When an outline or proposal is greenlighted for development, Ian shows how over the course of its development, studio pressures result in a final product being very different from what was greenlighted. You can feel Ian's frustration as he has to accept, often nonsensical, changes if the project is not to be cancelled. I am delighted that this book is available on Audible because Ian is a pretty funny guy (and a very nice guy too - he added some helpful and apologetic comments on Amazon as a result of the review of the Kindle version). This book is fascinating, frustrating (if you can empathize with the author) and a delight. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in the behind the scenes daily grind of television from a writer's perspective.
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