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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: JMS: How is a delegated story
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 9/7/1994 3:15:00 PM  

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In most cases, I work out the story fairly comprehensively, giving
the writer a beginning/middle/end, and some of the characters. In a few
cases, it's less than that, a general direction and items which have to
happen in that episode. Very often it's in writing from me, ranging from
a paragraph or two to a few pages.

Generally, in TV, this would mean that I would take shared story
credit on the episode. But there are no arbitrated credits on B5; the
freelancer gets all the credit, and all the residuals, and rightly so.

jms

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