Books tagged: screenwriting

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Filmutopia's Movie Blog - Year One
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Price: Free! Words: 30,220. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A collection of articles about surviving the movie industry as full time media-hobo and screenwriter. These articles go to the heart of what it is like to write spec screenplays for the industry, whilst at the same time trying to make sense of the evolution of movie making in a digital age. The author is an award winning writer/movie director and originator of Lone Gun Manifesto Movie Making.
Conrad in Beverly Hills
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,990. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by rawdogscreaming. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Professor Conrad Keppler's childhood, which he thought safely behind him, has begun to encroach on his daily life. Memories of a misconceived effort to rescue his screenwriter father from the evils of Hollywood in order to gain his affection, return to him vividly. Will Conrad's discovery of an unfinished story by his now deceased father heal old wounds?
A Story is a Promise & The Spirit of Storytelling
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 78,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A Story is a Promise offers new writers a way to study and understand how popular novels become so successful. For writers considering self-publishing, it offers techniques for revising a manuscript to achieve its full potential. This is the book agents recommend to their authors. The Spirit of Storytelling explores how the great storytellers create characters with deeply realized inner lives.
Write a Speech in One Hour: When you need a speech right now!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers
Need to create a speech 'yesterday?' Don't have time to read a textbook, attend a workshop or sign up for a course on speech writing? Rest assured that "Write a Speech in One Hour" is the exact book you will need. There is no guesswork that you have to do with this book. Everything is laid out clearly and you will be finishing soon after you start. Take the worry out of speech writing.
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.
Diary of a Hollywood Nobody
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
"Diary of a Hollywood Nobody" is written in an engaging diary format. We are shown the excesses of the 1990's as Chris Yarborough, a bookstore clerk from Ohio, tries to become a screenwriter in Hollywood.
The Writing of Dead Lines - The Screenplay
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,590. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Screenplays » Horror
This book covers the adaptation process used in the creation of Dead Lines, the screenplay, written by Craig Spector and Philip Nutman - adapted from the novel by Skipp & Spector. Jack Rowan thought his life was a living Hell. Then he tried dying. Now he'll do anything to get back into the world. Anything.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
Internet Stardom: Insider Secrets to Web Fame and Fortune
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment
A growing number of web video creators are scoring six-and-seven-figure paychecks, studio development deals, A-list Hollywood agents, book and record deals and more because they’ve harnessed the power of online video production, distribution and monetization. Learn the secrets of their success from the world’s first Internet Stardom Curator and the USC Professor who taught billion hitter freddiew.
A Good Man: a screenplay
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Screenplays » Horror
The screenplay that formed the basis for the vampire movie A Good Man by Steven De Roover.