Do you want to develop scripts that leap off the page? Do you want to write scripts that grab readers by their lapels and offer you the best possible chance of success? Do you want to turn around scripts faster than ever before? Then read on!
Inspired by CJ Walley's extensive online posts and extended three-fold to include content on character development, dialogue, effective drafting, and building a career, the Turn & Burn methodology offers practical, real-world advice for quickly turning stories - within any genre - into engaging and authentic movie scripts.
Turn & Burn is a proven and systematic way to get the very best out of your ideas and your unique artistic voice.
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Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: CONCEPT BUILDING
CHAPTER 2: STORY STRUCTURE
CHAPTER 3: CHARACTERS
CHAPTER 4: SCENE WRITING
CHAPTER 5: DIALOGUE
CHAPTER 6: DRAFTING
CHAPTER 7: CAREER BUILDING
CHAPTER 8: HAPPINESS AND CREATIVITY
APPENDIX A: THE BEGINNER'S FIVE-STAGE REWRITE
APPENDIX B: CRAZY CRITICS
APPENDIX C: 23 LOVE STORY TYPES
APPENDIX D: 147 VICES
APPENDIX E: MORAL AFFECTIONS AND PROVERBS
APPENDIX F: FURTHER READING
Note: Some of the content within Turn & Burn was originally written for the web and is still available online. However, this book sees the addition of lots of fresh information, new topic areas, vastly expanded content, and actual movie examples.