The Writing Code2007 | TV Show

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Writing is examined in this three-part series about its art and craft, with segments filmed in the U.S., England, Egypt, India and Iran. Different forms of writing are featured, including Egyptian hieroglyphics and Chinese writing symbols.

Premiered: September 5, 2007

Rating: TV-G

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Season 1, Episode 2 The Art and the Craft

First Aired: September 12, 2007

Tools used by writers, including paper, pens, printing presses, typewriters, stenotypes and laptops. Also: great writers are recalled, including Homer, Herman Melville, Elmore Leonard, Quincy Troupe and Margaret Atwood.

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