Alan H. Zatkow


Known in the entertainment industry as "The Script Surgeon" Alan H. Zatkow has guided over 80 screen and teleplay writers along their path to writing success in the entertainment industry as well as being a successful full time writing professional himself.

The team he is on just sold an original pilot to HBO!

For a sample of his writing, check out his screenwriting and teleplay writing blogs on his website at!the-blog/c1d00

Smashwords Interview

What do your fans mean to you?
It's important to me, that people reading my books for information absolutely get what they came for. I try to create systems that not only relate good quality information, but that are practical to implement, and easy to understand no matter if you are a beginner or expert, or somewhere in between.

I am known as being as passionate about teaching as I am about writing. So when someone takes the information in my book and uses it to further his or her own career, that is really satisfying.
What are you working on next?
A few projects. I am writing a second non-fiction book called How to Write Electrifying Scenes, which focuses on how to craft individual scenes at their highest level for both plot movement, emotion-generation, and professionalism.

I'm also working on an action/comedy screenplay and an original television pilot.
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Where to find Alan H. Zatkow online


The Show Bible for TV Pitching
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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If you want to pitch your original television show or web series to entertainment industry professionals - from producers and show runners to agents and directors, and especially to network executives -- you need a Show Bible. Learn how to craft an exciting read that will get you meetings, put a professional team together, and understand how networks negotiate so you are fully prepared to win.

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