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The Playwright's Workout - Exercises for the Dramatic Imagination from Professional Playwrights
By Michael Bigelow Dixon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
This collection of exercises is designed to build creative muscle in students of playwriting and will prove useful as well to working dramatists who want to build their skills while stretching their imaginative powers. Contributed by some of America's foremost playwrights and playwriting teachers, these varied and inventive exercises offer new sources for dramatic inspiration.
Free Fire Zone - A Playwrght's Adventures on the Creative Battlefields of Film, TV, and Theater
By Theresa Rebeck
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
Theresa Rebeck’s career has hopscotched between the Off-Broadway successes of plays such as Spike Heels, The Family of Mann, and View of the Dome, to award– winning work writing and producing network television such as NYPD Blue, to writing screenplays for independent and studio features. This writer’s guide is both a discussion of the writer’s craft.
123 Character Development Questions: A systematic way to develop phenomenal fictional characters.
By 123 ePublications
Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 and represented by Forde Consulting. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Developing rich, vibrant, realistic and multidimensional characters is the aim of all budding writers. This brief guide offers 123 useful character questions for authors. Questions span a range of topics from biographical questions to questions on family, relationships, money and spiritual beliefs. This is the first book in a 123 series that offers ideas on a given topic.