The Screenwriter's Bible: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script
Silman-James Press, 1998 - 314 Seiten
"The Screenwriter's Bible is six books in one. Book 1 -- A screenwriting primer that provides a concise presentation of screenwriting basics. Book 2 -- A workbook that walks the writer through the writing process, from nascent ideas through revisions. Book 3 -- A formatting guide that presents correct formats for both screenplays and TV scripts. Book 4 -- A spec writing guide that demonstrates today's spec style through sample scenes and analysis. Book 5 -- A sales and marketing guide that presents proven strategies to help you create a laser-sharp marketing plan. Book 6 -- A resource guide that provides addresses and contacts for industry organizations, schools, publications, support groups, services, contests, etc. Among its wealth of practical information are sample query letters, useful worksheets and checklists, hundreds of examples, sample scenes, and straightforward explanations of screenwriting fundamentals." - product description.
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One of your first writing steps will be to construct a skeleton , a structural model . Let's discuss that basic model . Aristotle was right Aristotle wrote in his Poetics that all drama ( and that includes comedy , since comedy is drama ...
LEAVE ' EM LAUGHING Have you ever watched a comedy and laughed for about twenty minutes and then grown restless ? The probable reason for this is that the comedy had a weak story structure with poorly drawn characters .
For example , a producer may say , “ We're looking for a Faustian comedy for Jimmy Megastar . What do you think ? ” If you respond positively and intelligently , the executive may say , “ Well , if you come up with a story for us ...
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I've learned so much from this book! It's definitely not just for screenwriters. It holds valuable information about breaking down your story in a timely manner, from beginning to end, using movie examples. It focuses on how to create a good, successful story. Another of my favorites! Vollständige Rezension lesen
How stories work
Situation conflict and resolutionthe flow of the story
The low down on high concept
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