Writing Screenplays That Sell, New Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Complete Guide to Turning Story Concepts into Movie and Television Deals [NOOK Book]

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For more than twenty years, Writing Screenplays That Sell has been hailed as the most complete guide available on the art, craft, and business of writing for movies and television. Now fully revised and updated to reflect the latest trends and scripts, Hollywood story expert and script consultant Michael Hauge walks readers through every step of writing and selling successful screenplays. If you read only one book on the screenwriter's craft, this must be the one.

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Writing Screenplays That Sell, New Twentieth Anniversary Edition: The Complete Guide to Turning Story Concepts into Movie and Television Deals

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Overview

For more than twenty years, Writing Screenplays That Sell has been hailed as the most complete guide available on the art, craft, and business of writing for movies and television. Now fully revised and updated to reflect the latest trends and scripts, Hollywood story expert and script consultant Michael Hauge walks readers through every step of writing and selling successful screenplays. If you read only one book on the screenwriter's craft, this must be the one.

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Editorial Reviews

Will Smith (Men in Black; Ali; The Pursuit of Happyness; Hitch; I Am Legend; Hancock)
“No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.”
DeVon Franklin
“Michael Hauge is a story master, and this book is an absolute must have for anyone serious about telling great stories for the screen.”
Terry Rossio
“There are five essential books that every person who wants to write screenplays should read. One of them is Writing Screenplays That Sell, and the other four don’t matter.”
Roger Birnbaum
“The craftsman’s blueprint for anyone who is serious about writing or developing good screenplays.”
Robert Mark Kamen
“If you’re serious about becoming a screenwriter, start by reading this book.”
Shane Black
““…When I pick up the phone for help, Michael Hauge is the call I make.”
Christopher Murphey
“What Michael Hauge does seems quite simple but is in fact quite rare. He takes your ideas and makes them better.”
Hollywood Scriptwriter
“The most practical and best single book on the subject.”
Will Smith
"No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062293114
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 271,471
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Hauge is a story consultant, author, and lecturer who has consulted on projects for every major Hollywood studio, including films starring Will Smith, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lopez, Kirsten Dunst, Robert Downey Jr., and Morgan Freeman. He is the author of Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds and has presented his lectures and workshops to more than 50,000 writers and filmmakers around the world.

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