Books tagged: writing a play

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The Human Nature of Playwriting
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 95,510. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2015 by Tessellate Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Evocative, sage, sophisticated, and personal, Samson Raphaelson’s classic book, culled from his experience in teaching a master class on dramatic writing at the University of Illinois in 1948, is both a discussion on the craft of playwriting and of the nature of creativity. "The Human Nature of Playwriting" is a valuable resource for playwrights, creative writers, scholars, historians, and any rea
Phantastic Fiction -- A Shamanic Approach to Story
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by Matthew J. Pallamary. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Matthew J. Pallamary's Phantastic Fiction Workshop has been a staple of the Santa Barbara Writers Conference and the Southern California Writer’s Conference for over twenty five years. Matt has spent years in North and South America pursuing his studies of shamanism. Through his research into the written word and shamanism, he has uncovered the heart of what a story really is.
How To Write and more importantly How To Be A Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Reflections on writing from a writer's notebook.
MFA in a Box
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Part craft talk, part philosophical tome, part memoir, "MFA in a Box" explores the relationships between the writer and love, grief, place, family, race, violence, and other topics. Winner of Hoffer, Nautilus and Midwest Book Awards. "Beyond Burroway." Jo-Ann Mapson, co-creator of University of Alaska MFA Program "The essential truths about excellent writing." The Judges of the Hoffer Awards
The Screenwriter's Fairy Tale: The Universal Story Within All Movie Stories (a very brief fable)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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.
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Bill Johnson uses reviews of Romeo and Juliet, The Heidi Chronicles, Death of a Salesman, Hamlet, and The Iceman Cometh to teach the art and craft of writing powerful plays. Using this guide, you'll be able to learn about writing plays from masters of the craft.