Douglas J. Eboch is a professional screenwriter and director who wrote the original screenplay for the movie “Sweet Home Alabama” starring Reese Witherspoon, which set a box office record for a September opening. The screenplay began as his Master’s thesis.
Doug also wrote the video game “Nightmare Cove.” He is the author of "The Three Stages of Screenwriting" and co-author, with producer Ken Aguado, of “The Hollywood Pitching Bible: A Practical Guide to Pitching Movies and Television.” The Scriptwriter’s Network awarded him the Carl Sautter Screenwriting Award for Best New Voice in Feature Films. He has a BA in Film Production and an MFA in Screenwriting from the University of Southern California.
Doug currently teaches screenwriting and pitching at ArtCenter College of Design. He writes the popular screenwriting blog “Let’s Schmooze.”
Screenwriter and script doctor Douglas J. Eboch (Sweet Home Alabama) presents a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the craft of screenwriting. This book covers the three distinct phases of creating a great screenplay – outlining, writing the first draft, and rewriting.