The Screenwriter's Bible

The Screenwriter's Bible

A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling your Script

Book - 2014
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Silman-James Pr
The 20th anniversary edition of one of the most popular, authoritative, and useful books on screenwriting. A standard by which other screenwriting books are measured, it has sold over 200,000 copies in its twenty-year life. Always up-to-date and reliable, it contains everything that both the budding and working screenwriter need under one cover five books in one! A Screenwriting Primer that provides a concise course in screenwriting basics, A Screenwriting Workbook that walks you through the complete writing process, from nascent ideas through final revisions, A Formatting Guide that thoroughly covers today's correct formats for screenplays and TV scripts, A Spec Writing Guide that demonstrates today's spec style through sample scenes and analysis, with an emphasis on grabbing the reader's interest in the first ten pages, A Sales and Marketing Guide that presents proven strategies to help you create a laser-sharp marketing plan.

Publisher: Los Angeles :, Silman-James Press,, [2014]
Edition: 6th edition
ISBN: 9781935247104
Characteristics: xii, 442 pages ; 28 cm


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May 27, 2018

This is more of a memoir of someone who once wrote a screenplay that was actually made into a movie so now he's using that to sell his screenplay book. Seriously. There's more useful information online you can find through search engines. Read about sixty screenplays that were made into successful films and you have all the information you need.

Feb 24, 2013

Seems like a useful resource guide for formatting your script and how to write a query and make a pitch.


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