Screenwriting in The Land of Oz: The Wizard on Writing, Living, and Making It In Hollywood

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Set your sights on a screenwriting career—and you know you're not in Kansas anymore. With some 100,000 original screenplays vying to be among the 7,000 few made into movies every year, craft is key and competition is fierce. Enter the Wizard: Award-winning screenwriter and playwright and acclaimed writing instructor Richard Krevolin, who shows you the way to turn your good ideas into great stories, and your great stories into compelling scripts.

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Screenwriting in The Land of Oz: The Wizard on Writing, Living, and Making It In Hollywood

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Overview

Set your sights on a screenwriting career—and you know you're not in Kansas anymore. With some 100,000 original screenplays vying to be among the 7,000 few made into movies every year, craft is key and competition is fierce. Enter the Wizard: Award-winning screenwriter and playwright and acclaimed writing instructor Richard Krevolin, who shows you the way to turn your good ideas into great stories, and your great stories into compelling scripts.

With the writer's gift for storytelling and the professor's gift for teaching, Krevolin gives you the brains, heart, and courage you need to make it in the Emerald City of Hollywood—one yellow brick at a time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440506406
  • Publisher: Adams Media
  • Publication date: 1/18/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,449,631
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Richard Krevolin is a veteran teacher, author, and storyteller. A graduate of Yale University, Professor K holds master's degrees from both UCLA and USC. He's taught writing classes at USC Cinema/TV School as well as UCLA Film School, Ithaca, and Pepperdine. His students have sold film scripts and TV shows to Universal, Sony-Tri-Star, Paramount, Dreamworks SKG, and others.

Tom DeSanto is the powerhouse producer of such blockbusters as Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, X-Men, X2, and Apt Pupil.

About the Foreword Writer
Jeff Arch is an acclaimed Hollywood screenwriter whose screenplay for Sleepless in Seattle earned him Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFTA nominations.

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