Richard Finney

Biography

RICHARD FINNEY is a novelist, screenwriter (a member of the Writers Guild of America [WGA]), and an award winning filmmaker.

Finney drew upon his experiences writing for the major movie studios (such as Disney, Warner Brothers and Sony Pictures) to create the Professional Screenwriting Book Series:
"20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriters"
"19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriters"
"16 Secrets Revealed by Professional Screenwriters"

He is the author of the "DEMON DAYS" books;
The "RELICT" VAMPIRE Book Series;
The SF/Thriller series, "BLACK MARIAH;"
And the SF/Fantasy book series, "THE WIND RAIDER."

He resides in Southern California where his three dogs have decided they want to live.

Books

The Professional Screenwriter Boxed Set of Rules, Techniques, and Secrets
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The first three Professional Screenwriter Books are together at an incredible price! Over 60,000 words of Original Text in this Box Set! Also included in this Professional Screenwriter Boxed Set is an e-Book bonus – “21 Essential & Elevating Elements in a Professional Screenplay Scene.” (3,500 words) An Industry Insider writes about what it takes to succeed as a Professonal Screenwriter!
16 Secrets Revealed by Professional Screenwriters
Series: Professional Screenwriting. Price: $2.99 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!
19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting
Series: Professional Screenwriting, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
“19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting” is the second primer written by a working professional who knows how to craft a well written screenplay that people in the movie industry will notice. His expertise comes from being a working screenwriter and an award winning independent movie producer.
20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting
Series: Professional Screenwriting, Book 1. Price: Free! 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.
The Wind Raider - Book One
Series: The Wind Raider. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This SPECIAL WIND RAIDER e-book combines "Part One” and "Part Two" at a SPECIAL PRICE! There’s over 29,000 words of original text! Plus over 110 Illustrations! This combo e-book has an updated Glossary and Character list (another 10,000 words!). Check out the book recently optioned by Atmosphere Entertainment (the production company behind the hit films“300" and "Immortals")
Black Mariah - "A Calling"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Who is Black Mariah? BLACK MARIAH – A Calling is a SF / Thriller novel created by the author of the DEMON DAYS and the RELICT book series. Original and compelling, readers will discover this new book series is a narrative roller coaster ride filled with wicked twists and unpredictable turns.
Drawing Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Vampires are forced to take control of a war ravaged planet and a decimated human population. Matt and Tyra are prisoners at CCC197, where inmates must endure a daily dehumanizing existence as their captors tap them for their blood. Despite their differences, Matt and Tyra must work together to plan and execute an audacious escape for all the prisoners in the concentration camp.