Contents: Preface: Blueprint for Screenwriting. Creativity: Your Blueprint for Ideas. Building Your Story. Constructing Your Blueprint: Laying Down the Framework. Story Structure: The Screenplay's Foundation. The Main Character. Characters and Conflict. Creating the Character's Emotional Arc: The Heart of the Story. The Psychology of Characters. Structuring Scenes and Acts. The Outline, The Treatment, The Synopsis. Script Format. Dialogue. Subtext. Writing From Your Inner Cast of Characters. Overcoming Writer's Block. The Completed Screenplay. Afterward: How to Survive the Writing Game.