The Screenwriter's Bible

The Screenwriter's Bible

A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling your Script

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The 20th anniversary edition of one of the most popular, authoritative, and useful books on screenwriting. A standard by which other screenwriting books are measured, it has sold over 250,000 copies in its twenty-year life. Always up-to-date and reliable, it contains everything that both the budding and working screenwriter need under one cover - five books in one! A Screenwriting Primer -- that provides a concise course in screenwriting basics; A Screenwriting Workbook -- that walks you through the complete writing process, from nascent ideas through final revisions; A Formatting Guide -- that thoroughly covers today's correct formats for screenplays and TV scripts; A Spec Writing Guide -- that demonstrates today's spec style through sample scenes and analysis, with an emphasis on grabbing the reader's interest in the first ten pages; A Sales and Marketing Guide -- that presents proven strategies to help you create a laser-sharp marketing plan. Among this book's wealth of practical information are sample query letters, useful worksheets and checklists, hundreds of examples, sample scenes, and straightforward explanations of screenwriting fundamentals. This 6th edition is full of new examples, the latest practices, and new material on non-traditional screenplay outlets.
Publisher: Los Angeles :, Silman-James Press,, [2014]
Edition: 6th edition, expanded & updated
ISBN: 9781935247104
Call Number: 808.23 T756s 2014
Characteristics: xii, 442 pages ; 28 cm


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Feb 24, 2013

Seems like a useful resource guide for formatting your script and how to write a query and make a pitch.


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