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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Give them human traits First focus on the core of your character — her soul . Who is she ? What is her strongest trait ? It is important to identify this dominant trait . Then look for a flaw that might serve as a contrast , to create ...
Other ways to create a little sympathy for your character is to give her a talent for what she does , and / or an endearing personal style in how she does it . Give her a moment alone to reveal her goodness .
VISUAL CHARACTERIZATION This is a good place to mention that movies are visual , so it doesn't hurt to give your character a visual identification such as Charlie's peanut butter and flies . Toward the bottom of page 107 , Dean Zelda ...
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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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