Books tagged: writing screenplays

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Bill Idelson's Writing Class - A Scriptwriting Curriculum
By Ben Ohmart
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Learn how to write for television from someone who really Did it. Bill has written for Get Smart, The Flintstones, MASH, Happy Days, Bob Newhart, Andy Griffith, and MANY more. 2 sample scripts from Andy Griffith and Get Smart round out your lessons!
Story Maps: How to Write a GREAT Screenplay
By Daniel Calvisi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
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. Category: Nonfiction
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.
The Screenwriters Way: 100 Questions to Create Great Character Biographies
By Brian Craft
Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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.
The Screenwriters Way: Powerful Scene Design
By Brian Craft
Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Brian Craft
Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
Story Design: Storyteller's Handbook for Writers & Dream Merchants
By Shared Experience Art Machine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Story Design helps storytellers craft better stories - by design. Many stories fail to deliver because they lack conviction and have nothing new to say. Rather than focus on narrative or style, our 7-step process ensures substance and significance. Our methodology creates meaningful stories with a positive social impact; stories that transform AND entertain.
The Screenwriter's Way: Dynamic Dialogue and Description
By Brian Craft
Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Taken from a real working screenwriter's creative process, this book will teach you how to write or rewrite your dialogue and description to make it more dynamic, immediate, and intense. Straight talk, no fluff rules and guidelines you can apply immediately to get writing now and improve your writing!