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A Nightmare on Elm Street
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Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: The Absolute Essentials
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Price: Free! Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
This simplified 4-chapter edition of "Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" hand-picks the most essential sections of Michael Welles Schock's innovative new approach to screencraft - and offers them absolutely free. The selected chapters represent the core of the book's unique method, most of it unavailable in any other source. These are the real essentials every screenwriter must know.
Top Ten Screenplay Rewrite Tips
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Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting
"Top Ten Screenplay Rewrite Tips" is a compilation of analytical tools intended to assist screenwriters in their effort to realize the full potential inherent in their screen story premise. Although this E-book is primarily intended for newer writers, old pros may well be surprised by the insights offered in this quick and easy read.
The Screenwriters Way: Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea arms you with the tools to capture lightning in a bottle! 6 clear and concise steps that contain and focus your 'flash of inspiration' story idea to magnify and transform it into a rock solid foundation ready to build your entire screenplay. A journey of a thousand miles, begins with the first step, but you have to start in the right direction!
The Boogeyman
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Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
The Review of Movie The Boogeyman by CCC.
Story Maps: How to Write a GREAT Screenplay
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Learn the secrets to writing a GREAT screenplay from a major movie studio Story Analyst who will show you how to BLOW AWAY THE READER! Master the structure and principles used by 95% of commercial movies by studying detailed breakdowns, or "Story Maps," of several hit movies of the past decade, in all different genres.
Inciting Incident: How to Begin Your Story and Engage Audiences Right Away
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Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,800. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
This guide will teach you all you need to know about the inciting incident--your secret weapon against boring your audience. You’ll learn about the 4 key traits of the inciting incident; when to keep it off-screen; its connection to genre; 4 ways to handle what happens afterwards; how it can help you edit; and strategies for writing your first pages. Plus, 10 case studies from blockbuster movies!
Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling
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Series: Author's Craft, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
For the advanced author. Screenwriter? Novelist? Playwright? Write short stories? Story Alchemy presents a powerful new technique for establishing story structure and gaining insight into the entire creative process. If you thought Novelsmithing was good, you'll be blown away by Story Alchemy.
The Screenwriter's Fairy Tale: The Universal Story Within All Movie Stories (a very brief fable)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Klick shows writers, through the use of a clever fable, new insights on how the archetypal story pattern works in each act of a screenplay. An ideal tool for developing any story, treatment or novel.
On Writing A Low Budget Screenplay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
On Writing A Low Budget Screenplay will not only offer advice and rules that must be followed if you wish to craft a script that can be produced for a few thousand dollars, but how to look at your script from the view of the film maker. This book is short and to the point. It does not take more words to tell you how to write a low budget script than are actually in one.
Trough of Hell: How to Wrap Up the Middle of Your Story with Maximum Impact
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Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
If the middle of your screenplay or novel (ie Act Two) has ever given you trouble, this is the book for you. The key is simple. Just figure out how Act Two ends. Ideally, your choice is filled with pain, emotion, and paradox—a powerful combination which re-engages audiences just when their interest is about to evaporate. This book will show you exactly what to do. Conquer Act Two for good, today!
The Screenwriter's Way: Master the Craft, Free the Art
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
A complete screenwriting process from plot structure to scripting dialogue. Designed to get you writing NOW! Master your writer tools so that they not only won't get in the way of your story, but they actually set it free. This is the bundle of 6 short books on screenwriting craft. Specific steps, guides, and rules that will focus your mind to develop your story and launch your screenplay!
The Screenwriters Way: Powerful Scene Design
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Powerful Scene Design introduces you to the most powerful tool I can give you for creating great scenes: the SCENE PRIMER, a series of questions that will unlock your character wants and set the stage for the conflict you need to make your scenes clear, poignant, and powerful! Complete the SCENE PRIMER for any scene you want to write or rewrite, you'll have a plan of attack to script great scenes
The Screenwriter's Way: Energized Treatments
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Energized Treatments sets you up to inject loads of emotional energy into your story, while preparing a crystal clear vision of your scenes. Candid advice, initiating LOGLINES, BEAT OUTLINES, and a strategy for the WRITER'S TREATMENT that embeds your plot structure and character planning into a vibrant telling of your story. The bridge between craft and art that sets the stage for focus scripting
16 Secrets Revealed by Professional Screenwriters
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Series: Professional Screenwriting. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Those who can’t do teach. And those who can’t write professionally somehow end up writing books about screenwriting. This book is DIFFERENT -- written by a PROFESSIONAL currently working in Hollywood as a Screenwriter and Film Producer. Successful Professional Screenwriters REVEAL A SECRET about what led to their SUCCESS. 34,000 words of original text!
The Screenwriters Way: 100 Questions to Create Great Character Biographies
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
100 Questions to Create Great Character Biographies digs deep into the characters you're creating to populate your story. With 100 specifically designed questions, you'll draw out the psychology, sociology, and physical body of your characters. You will learn more about them than you imagined. A knowledge that will build great conflict into their lives and your story.
Free Fire Zone - A Playwrght's Adventures on the Creative Battlefields of Film, TV, and Theater
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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.
The Screenwriters Way: Structure at a Glance
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Structure at a Glance exposes story structure in the clearest, simplest, most direct way you'll find. Straightforward explanations and exact placement of plot points, sequences themes and act themes that not only build an unshakeable structure, but also prime you for scene creation with confidence and purpose.
Crafting the Character Arc
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Crafting the Character Arc offers a practical guide to character creation and development by expanding upon the concept of the character arc and creating a step-by-step guide for writers to ensure that their characters are dynamic and engaging. This is the essential guide for helping writers create an active and well-defined character arc.
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
"Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" represents the next generation of screenwriting guides. Using fresh approaches and new discoveries, "Atoms" looks closer and digs deeper to explore concepts in greater detail while pushing thought further with new, never before seen methods. Atoms allows readers to fully grasp the art of storytelling and execute it like never before.