That's Why I'm The Soap Opera Writer - This humorous short story goes behind the scenes of a soap where the drama is more intense than what happens in front of the camera. Bonus Story: Welcome To Slaters Falls - Find out who comes out on top when a dirty cop pulls over a take-no-prisoners bitch in this short story featuring characters from Matthew’s novels series Slaters Falls and Northbridge.
A must read for any soap fan or student of the genre, this material looks at how sex and its ramifications are presented on daytime television and how men and women perceive sex on soaps differently. Utilizes inline citations to the comprehensive bibliography with over 50 sources including soap books, communications journals, and network soap episodes. Original version 1992. Revised edition 2011.