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Midpoint Magic: How to Swing Your Screenplay or Novel in a New Direction and Say Good-Bye to Sagging Story Middles That Put Audiences to Sleep by H. R. D'Costa
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Story middles. Nightmare. You’ve got a lot of pages to fill…and only 1 thing to fill them with (your hero’s repeated attempts to achieve his goal). Without a plan, you’ll end up with a monotonous snooze fest. Buy this guide, learn 8 specific ways to zap the monotony (plus, the plot point that can take your story to the next level)…and say good-bye to sagging middles that put audiences to sleep!
The Complete Guide to Distributing an Indie Film by Gini Graham Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,360. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting
This is a step-by-step guide to distribute your film. It is primarily for independent filmmakers distributing their first films with budgets under $200,000 to a few million. Its six sections are: - an overview of the distribution process - creating printed materials and deliverables, - publicizing your film - entering film festivals - arranging theatrical screenings - making contacts at the
How to Write TOP QUALITY Film and Movie Scripts by Geoff Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
Inspiring and practical course with many exercises from a professional film writer and expert with many real films and TV series. Many sections, great fun and challenging exercises. How to get a unique idea, structure, characters, plots and how to sell your script, and much more. Complete with practical advice on set design, making a set sheet, avoiding bloopers and mistakes. Read it now!
Story Stakes: Your #1 Writing Skills Strategy to Produce a Page-Turner that Transforms Readers into Raving Fans of Your Screenplay or Novel by H. R. D'Costa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Master story stakes, and keep readers up all night! How? Stakes create tension. To relieve this tension, readers must continue turning the pages of your screenplay or novel, till they reach the end. With this guide, you will learn about 11 types of story stakes, 8 ways to elicit extra emotion from the same set of stakes…plus specific strategies to raise the stakes (even when they’re already high!)
Story Climax: How to Avoid Disappointed Audiences and Craft a Screenplay or Novel Climax That Thrills & Delights by H. R. D'Costa
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,090. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
To become an “auto-buy” for 1000s of readers, or to get onto Hollywood’s speed dial, the grand finale of your novel or screenplay must thrill and delight. Filled with practical tips, this writing guide will show you how to build your climax on a sturdy foundation and fulfill the 2 criteria at the climax’s core. Plus, 3 tests your climax must pass to earn audiences’ enthusiastic seal of approval.
16 Secrets Revealed by Professional Screenwriters by Richard Finney
Series: Professional Screenwriting. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
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!
Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling by David Sheppard
Series: Author's Craft, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
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.
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: The Absolute Essentials by Michael Welles Schock
Price: Free! Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: 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.
Inciting Incident: How to Begin Your Screenplay or Novel and Captivate Audiences Right Away (While Accomplishing Your Long-Term Plotting Goals) by H. R. D'Costa
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 1 review)
Does Your Story Beginning Set You Up For Success…or Failure? The beginning of your story has to grab audiences. At the same time, it has to accomplish “slow” stuff, like establishing your premise and introducing your characters & the stakes. This is the marketing-plotting conundrum. This writing guide will show you how to solve it. Buy now and keep audiences hooked to your screenplay or novel!
On Writing A Low Budget Screenplay by Rodney Cannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: 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.
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling by Michael Welles Schock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
"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.
Top Ten Screenplay Rewrite Tips by Jim Kalergis
Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » 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 Screenwriter's Fairy Tale: The Universal Story Within All Movie Stories (a very brief fable) by Todd Klick
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.