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The Hollywood Pitching Bible 3rd Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book breaks down the process of pitching movies and television step by step. From choosing the right idea, to selling it in the room, the authors tell you how it’s done in clear language, suitable for the beginner or the seasoned Hollywood professional. Written by a screenwriter and a producer with decades of combined experience working in Hollywood as buyers, sellers and teachers.
Inside Story: The Power of the Transformational Arc
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
What’s the secret to writing a great story? Whether a beginner or an A-list Academy Award winner, all writers struggle to get to the great story within. Inside Story provides an innovative process that helps writers maintain the artistic integrity of their vision to create narratives with more depth, dimension and substance. A must-have book for any serious screenwriter, playwright, or novelist.
How To Write A Screenplay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Writers Workshop basic guide, Edition 3. Designed as a fun, basic guide to get writers writing their screenplays immediately. This covers the basics of plot, characters, dialogue, and screenplay format. It was designed by Dorian Scott Cole, a development analyst, for Writers Workshop, L.A. in their program for high schools, with printing assistance from the American Film Institute.
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
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.
Audition for Your Career, Not the Job: Mastering the On-camera Audition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
A complete guide for actors on how to craft auditions for film and TV, from Los Angeles-based master acting coach Tim Phillips, creator of the Sherlock Holmesing the Text® method.
Story Stakes: Your #1 Writing Skills Strategy to Produce a Page-Turner that Transforms Readers into Raving Fans of Your Screenplay or Novel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,220. 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!)
Alan Alda: The 1983 Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
**This biography was originally published in 1983 and has not been updated. Any events after 1983 are not included.** Best known for his role as Hawkeye Pierce on the award-winning TV series M*A*S*H, Alan Alda has made his way into Hollywood’s spotlight while keeping remarkably free of its whirlwind parties and endless gossip.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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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.
20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting
Series: Professional Screenwriting, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Those who can’t do… teach. This old adage has ended up being true with books about screenwriting. The authors have no real industry experience as working screenwriters. “20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting” is a primer written by a working screenwriting professional who knows how to craft a well written script that people in the movie industry will notice.