Writing for the BBC

a guide for professional and part-time freelance writers on possible markets for their work within the British Broadcasting Corporation by British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Edition Notes

Statement[British Broadcasting Corporation].
ContributionsLongmate, Norman, 1925- ed.
LC ClassificationsPN1992.7 .B7 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4615486M
ISBN 100563172789
LC Control Number77379548

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