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  • Tales from the Scriptby Peter Hanson; Paul Robert Herman

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    ? Tales from the Script gathers notable veterans of the screen wars who demonstrate the basic truth of our adventures in Movieland: Writing is the easy part.? ? John Sayles, writer/director of Lone Star and Eight Men Out ?Fascinating tales from the belly of the beast.? ? Lawrence Kasdan, Oscar-nominated writer/director of The Big Chill, Wyatt... more...

  • Writing Irresistible Kidlitby Mary Kole

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 19.99

    Captivate the hearts and minds of young adult readers! Writing for young adult (YA) and middle grade (MG) audiences isn't just "kid's stuff" anymore--it's kidlit! The YA and MG book markets are healthier and more robust than ever, and that means the competition is fiercer, too. In Writing Irresistible Kidlit , literary agent Mary Kole shares her... more...

  • The Counselor (Movie Tie-in Edition)by Cormac McCarthy

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.95

    On the eve of becoming a married man, the Counselor makes a risky entrée into the drug trade?and gambles that the consequences won?t catch up to him.   Along the gritty terrain of the Texas?Mexico border, a respected and recently engaged lawyer throws his stakes into a cocaine trade worth millions. His hope is that it will be a one-time deal and that,... more...

  • Inside Outby Walter Bernstein

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.00

    In an immensely alive and pointed memoir by a writer who was himself blacklisted during what Lillian Hellman so aptly called "scoundrel time, " Bernstein recounts his passage from idealist to scapegoat. Chronicling his writing careers in Hollywood and then television, Bernstein tells of the blacklisting for communism which brought ostracism, FBI surveillance,... more...

  • Screenwriters on Screen-Writingby Joel Engel

    Hyperion 2013; US$ 10.99

    Before any lights, camera, or action, there's the script--arguably the most important single element in filmmaking, and Screenwriters on Screen-Writing introduces the men and women responsible for the screenplays that have produced some of the most successful and acclaimed films in Hollywood history. In each interview, not only do the writers explore... more...

  • Aristotle's Poetics for Screenwritersby Michael Tierno

    Hyperion 2012; Not Available

    An insightful how-to guide for writing screenplays that uses Aristotle's great work as a guide. Long considered the bible for storytellers, Aristotle's Poetics is a fixture of college courses on everything from fiction writing to dramatic theory. Now Michael Tierno shows how this great work can be an invaluable resource to screenwriters or anyone... more...

  • The Art of Screenplaysby Robin Mukherjee

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 14.99

    The author of the screenplay for Lore demystifies the screenwriter's art, providing informed advice in a working handbook for writers with stories to tell Addressing the key issues of creativity and craft, this guide aims to connect with our natural understanding of story and to enable fresh, original, and authentic writing. Working on the central... more...

  • How to Write for Televisionby William Smethurst

    Little, Brown Book Group 2009; Not Available

    Television is a growth industry with an insatiable hunger for writing talent. From soaps, series, dramas, plays, situation comedies - TV constantly needs new writers. This inspiring book is full of professional tips and techniques that producers, agents and script editors would give you themselves - if only they had the time. The book advises new writers... more...

  • Screenwriting is Storytellingby Kate Wright; Arthur Hiller

    Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 16.00

    While most screenwriting books focus on format and structure, Kate Wright explains how to put story at the center of a screenplay. A compelling story, complete with intriguing characters and situations created with these screenwriting tricks of the trade can become a box office blockbuster film. Screenwriters will learn: - Developing themes within... more...

  • Cut to the Chaseby Linda Venis

    Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 14.99

    Accomplished writers from the renowned UCLA Extension Writers? Program provide an invaluable how-to book for aspiring feature film writers Millions of people dream of writing a screenplay but don?t know how to begin, or are already working on a script but are stuck and need some targeted advice. Or maybe they have a great script, but no clue... more...