Overview

Author! Screenwriter! is first and only book for writers who want to customize their work for both literary and Big Screen success. This book is for the wannabe authors who want it all! Not content to succeed in just one medium, they clamor to see their writing in print and on the screen. It can be done—and industry insider Peter Miller shows you how. Unlike other books on the market, this book makes a clear distinction between the print and film industries and focuses on what makes one unique from the other—and ...
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Author! Screenwriter!

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Overview

Author! Screenwriter! is first and only book for writers who want to customize their work for both literary and Big Screen success. This book is for the wannabe authors who want it all! Not content to succeed in just one medium, they clamor to see their writing in print and on the screen. It can be done—and industry insider Peter Miller shows you how. Unlike other books on the market, this book makes a clear distinction between the print and film industries and focuses on what makes one unique from the other—and how writers must customize their proposals and treatments to be successful in each. Author! Screenwriter! provides specific writing dos and don’ts, sample inquiries and proposals, and examples of success stories personally overseen by the author. Author! Screenwriter! is every author’s inside guide to seeing their words published and produced.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013074835
  • Publisher: Peter Miller
  • Publication date: 8/29/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 511 KB

Meet the Author

Known as “The Literary Lion,” Peter Miller has been an extraordinarily active literary and film manager for more than thirty years. He is President of PMA Literary and Film Management, Inc., Millennium Lion, Inc., and Global Lion Intellectual Properties Management, Inc.; he and his companies have successfully managed more than 1,000 books worldwide as well as dozens of motion picture and television properties. These works include eleven New York Times bestsellers, and eleven produced films that Miller has managed or executive produced. Three of those films have been nominated for Emmy Awards: Goodbye, Miss Fourth of July (The Disney Channel, with four nominations); A Gift of Love (Showtime, two nominations); and Helter Skelter (CBS, one nomination). In addition, Miller has a number of film and television projects currently in active development, with some nearing production in association with Warner Bros. Features, Sony Pictures Television, Warner Bros. Television, DreamWorks, and many other producers and production companies.

Peter Miller spends his time in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami, but he also frequently tours the country to speak at writer’s conferences and workshops. He regularly attends publishing gatherings such as the BookExpo America convention and the Frankfurt Book Fair, as well as various film festivals including those at Cannes, East Hampton, and Sundance. For more information about Peter Miller’s work, visit his web site at www.pmalitfilm.com.
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