The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take [NOOK Book]

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Eric Edson has developed a new tool for bringing depth and passion to any screenplay - the "23 Steps All Great Heroes Must Take." It's an easy to understand paradigm that provides writers and filmmakers the interconnecting, powerful storytelling elements they need. With true insight, a master teacher of screenwriting pinpoints the story structure reasons most new spec scripts don't sell; then uses scores of examples from popular hit movies to present, step by step, his revolutionary Hero Goal Sequences blueprint ...
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The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take

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Overview

Eric Edson has developed a new tool for bringing depth and passion to any screenplay - the "23 Steps All Great Heroes Must Take." It's an easy to understand paradigm that provides writers and filmmakers the interconnecting, powerful storytelling elements they need. With true insight, a master teacher of screenwriting pinpoints the story structure reasons most new spec scripts don't sell; then uses scores of examples from popular hit movies to present, step by step, his revolutionary Hero Goal Sequences blueprint for writing blockbuster movies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781615931439
  • Publisher: Wiese, Michael Productions
  • Publication date: 10/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 879,947
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Eric Edson has written seventeen feature screenplays on assignment for such companies as Sony, Warner Brothers, Disney, 20th Century-Fox, ABC Motion Pictures, Lifetime, Showtime, NBC, ABC, TNT, Skouras Pictures, Gaylord Productions, Geffen Pictures, and Saban Entertainment.

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction: New tools for writing great scripts            

 

Part One: Laying the Foundation

1.   The Screenwriter’s Goal

2.   How We Feel a Movie

3.   How Change Grips an Audience

4.   Conflict is King

 

Part Two: Creating Your Characters

5.   Elements of Character

6.   Dialogue that Shines

 

Part Three: Building Story Structure

7. Basic Screen Story Structure

8. The Character Growth Arc

 

Part Four: The Power of Hero Goal Sequences®

9.   The 23 Story Steps In Every Great Movie

10. Shaping Act One: Hero Goal Sequences® 1-6

11. First Half of Act Two: Sequences 7-12

12. Second Half of Act Two: Sequences 13-18

13. Act Three Resolution: Sequences 19-23

14. Complete Hero Goal Sequences® for Up

 

Epilogue

 

Filmography

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    Wow!

    Just read his book. Best insights about plot I’ve come across.

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