Screen Writing Books

February 24, 2017

The Screenwriter’s Workbook: Exercises and Step-by-Step Instruction for Creating a Successful Screenplay (A Dell Trade Paperback)

Here is your very own hands-on workshop–the book that allows ou to participate in the processes that have made Syd Fields workshops invaluable to beginners and working professionals alike.Screenplays, according to Field, are not so much written as they are built, and in this book he provides a clear explanation […]
February 21, 2017

The Coffee Break Screenwriter: Writing Your Script Ten Minutes at a Time

A leading Hollywood screenwriting instructor shows anyone who’s ever wanted to write a screenplay how to do it 10 minutes at a time. ISBN13: 9781932907803 Condition: New Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold! ———————————- Find More […]
February 19, 2017

150 Screenwriting Challenges

Writer/director Eric Heisserer has collected 150 specific exercises to help screenwriters develop and hone their skills in dialogue, character, story, idea generation, and rewriting. Hi. I’m Eric, and I’m a working screenwriter, which is a dressed-up way of saying it’s how I pay the rent. I started writing for the […]
February 18, 2017

Writing Movies: The Practical Guide to Creating Stellar Screenplays

To break into the screenwriting game, you need a screenplay that is not just good, but great. Superlative. Stellar. In Writing Movies you’ll find everything you need to know to reach this level. And, like the very best teachers, Writing Movies is always practical, accessible, and entertaining. The book provides […]
February 14, 2017

Blockbuster Blueprint: A Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting a Best-selling Story

Want to learn how to write a blockbuster? It turns out there is a hidden formula that all blockbuster movies and novels follow. And this book will teach you how to use it. Blockbuster Blueprint isn’t just another storytelling how-to book. Rather than retread classic, literary narrative craft, this book […]
February 11, 2017

Essentials of Screenwriting: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film and Television Writing

Hollywood’s premier teacher of screenwriting shares the secrets of writing and selling successful screenplays Anyone fortunate enough to win a seat in Professor Richard Walter’s legendary class at UCLA film school can be confident their career has just taken a quantum leap forward. His students have written more than ten […]
February 9, 2017

Screenplay: Writing the Picture, 2nd Edition

Screenplay is a complete screenwriting coursefrom initial idea through final script saleproviding in-depth discussions of theme development; story research; script plotting and structuring; character development; dialogue; writing and rewriting methods; formatting; the ins and outs of marketing and pitching scripts; writing for TV, the Web and video games, and much […]
February 8, 2017

The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 10th Anniversary Edition: Insider Secrets from Hollywood’s Top Writers

You can struggle for years to get a foot in the door with Hollywood producers–or you can take a page from the book that offers proven advice from twenty-one of the industry’s best and brightest! In this tenth anniversary edition, The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 2nd Edition peers […]
February 7, 2017

Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too!

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 […]
February 7, 2017

Complete Screenwriter’s Manual: A Comprehensive Reference of Format and Style, The

The most complete and comprehensive presentation of screenplay format and style ever written, The Screenwriter’s Manual is designed for beginning and intermediate screenwriting students.  Written by an author team with extensive professional and academic experience, The Screenwriter’s Manual is the only book that offers a systematic approach to mastering the […]
January 27, 2017

Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author’s Guide to Uniting Story Structure (Helping Writers Become Authors) (Volume 7)

Powerful Character Arcs Create Powerful Stories Have you written a story with an exciting concept and interesting characters—but it just isn’t grabbing the attention of readers or agents? It’s time to look deeper into the story beats that create realistic and compelling character arcs. Internationally published, award-winning novelist K.M. Weiland […]
January 24, 2017

The Screenwriter’s Problem Solver: How to Recognize, Identify, and Define Screenwriting Problems

All writing is rewriting. But what do you change, and how do you change it? All screenplays have problems. They happened to Die Hard: With a Vengeance and Broken Arrow-and didn’t get fixed, leaving the films flawed. They nearly shelved Platoon-until Oliver Stone rewrote the first ten pages and created […]
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