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Writing Screenplays
     

Writing Screenplays

by Jessie Coleman, Paul Peditto
 

Find your voice — write your unique story that sells! Everyone has a story. Whether it is a drama, thriller, comedy, or horror, writing a screenplay is about finding your voice as a writer and writing your own unique story that will come alive through plays or movies. This book will show you the fundamentals that are essential to writing a compelling

Overview

Find your voice — write your unique story that sells! Everyone has a story. Whether it is a drama, thriller, comedy, or horror, writing a screenplay is about finding your voice as a writer and writing your own unique story that will come alive through plays or movies. This book will show you the fundamentals that are essential to writing a compelling screenplay that will pull the readers in, and sell, by using your own memoirs, or life, as a starting point. Whether you are a hopeful wordsmith or a seasoned screenwriter looking for a new approach, you will find sound advice within these pages. Learn how to — Find your story using your own life Establish an effective schedule Decide which format of writing is right for you Plan, write and revise your memoir-based screenplay Receive help from script consultants Find a market and sell your story In addition to sample screenplay, Writing Screenplays also includes helpful questions and answers, as well as additional resources for further assistance in creating your successful story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781770401044
Publisher:
Self-Counsel Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/16/2012
Series:
Writing Series
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,372,059
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Jessie Coleman is an author, screenwriter, and freelance writer whose book Sex on the Side debuted with glowing reviews. She has been featured in several Chicago newspapers and on numerous radio stations. Paul Peditto is a veteran screenwriter who wrote and directed the critically acclaimed Jane Doe, starring Calista Flockhart. Six of his plays have been optioned and four have been published. Peditto has been working as a professional consultant for thousands screenplays since 2002, and teaches screenwriting at Columbia College and Chicago Filmmakers.

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