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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Touchstone 2011; Not Available
This is the only screenwriting guide by two guys who have actually done it (instead of some schmuck who just gives lectures about screenwriting at the airport Marriott); ?These guys are proof that with no training and little education, ANYONE can make it as a screenwriter? (Paul Rudd). Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon?s movies have made over... more...
- Vertical Inc. 2015; US$ 13.99
Akira Kurosawa has been regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, and one man stood beside him for most of his illustrious career - his screenwriter and collabrator Shinobu Hashimoto. In Compound Cinematics , Hashimoto pulls back the camera and reveals the actual process of how such global hits as... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Titan 2012; US$ 9.99
A compulsively readable journey into the area of movie-making where all writers, directors and stars fear to tread: Development Hell, the place where scripts are written, actors hired and sets designed... but the movies rarely actually get made! Whatever happened to Darren Aronofsky's Batman movie starring Clint Eastwood? Why were there so many scripts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
Film Genre for the Screenwriter is a practical study of how classic film genre components can be used in the construction of a screenplay. Based on Jule Selbo?s popular course, this accessible guide includes an examination of the historical origins of specific film genres, how and why these genres are received and appreciated by film-going audiences,... more...