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Screenwriting For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-34540-5
Paperback
360 pages
June 2008
US $19.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book
Foreword.

Introduction.

Part I: So You Want to Write for Pictures.

Chapter 1: Introducing the Art of Screenwriting.

Chapter 2: Preparing to Think Visually.

Chapter 3: Diving In to the Screenwriter s Mind.

Chapter 4: Approaching Screenwriting as a Craft.

Part II: Breaking Down the Elements of a Story.

Chapter 5: Unpacking Your Idea.

Chapter 6: Plot Part I: Beginnings.

Chapter 7: Plot Part II: Middles.

Chapter 8: Plot Part III: Endings.

Chapter 9: Character Building.

Chapter 10: Say What? Constructing Dynamic Dialogue.

Chapter 11: The Nontraditional Film.

Chapter 12: Maintaining an Audience s Trust.

Part III: Turning Your Story into a Script.

Chapter 13: Mapping Out Your Screenplay.

Chapter 14: Surviving Writer s Block.

Chapter 15: Formatting Your Screenplay.

Chapter 16: Putting It Together: Structuring Your First Draft.

Chapter 17: Take Two: Rewriting Your Script.

Chapter 18: Adaptation and Collaboration: Two Alternate Ways to Work.

Part IV: Selling Your Script to Show Business.

Chapter 19: Before You Send It: Premarketing Considerations.

Chapter 20: Getting Your Screenplay Noticed.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Screenwriters You Should Know.

Chapter 22: Ten Screenwriting Myths.

Index.

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