The Complete Book of Scriptwriting

The Complete Book of Scriptwriting

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by J. Michael Straczynski
     
 

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The Complete Book of Scriptwriting, Revised Edition

By J. Michael Straczynski

J. Michael Straczynski, writer/producer of Murder, She Wrote and creator of Babylon 5, teaches scriptwriters everything they need to know to write and sell work for television, movies, animation, radio and the theater. They'll find page after page of insider advice and uncommon insight,

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The Complete Book of Scriptwriting, Revised Edition

By J. Michael Straczynski

J. Michael Straczynski, writer/producer of Murder, She Wrote and creator of Babylon 5, teaches scriptwriters everything they need to know to write and sell work for television, movies, animation, radio and the theater. They'll find page after page of insider advice and uncommon insight, while learning how to:

Approach the craft and business of screenwriting professionally

Strengthen their writing technique

Bring their own unique vision to the work

Avoid scriptwriting formulas

Master script format

Secure an agent's services

Elude show business's trickiest traps

Straczynski covers each medium in depth. He reveals facts, tells stories and offers observations from the vantage point of a career in the business. He shows writers how to make their scriptwriting dreams come true--and assures them it's possible.

J. Michael Straczynski has worked on The New Twilight Zone, Walker Texas Ranger, Jake and the Fatman, Murder, She Wrote and other television programs, including the award-winning Babylon 5. He has also written films, plays, books, articles and comics. He lives in Sherman Oaks, California.

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TV writer J. Michael Straczynski has written what many consider the bible on writing for TV and movies: The Complete Book of Scriptwriting. A keeper.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582971582
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.24(d)

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