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Blowout Sale! Up to 61% off on Screenwriting at Active Social Books. Top brands include Quill Driver Books, Focal Press, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Brand: Gotham, Bloomsbury USA, Routledge, Brand: Holt Paperbacks, Pearson, Michael Wiese, Goldman, William, New York University Press, Longman, TarcherPerigee, Brand: Gallimard, & Save the Cat Press. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.



Comedy Writing Self-Taught Workbook: More than 100 Practical Writing Exercises to Develop Your Comedy Writing Skills
Comedy Writing Self-Taught Workbook: More than 100 Practical Writing Exercises to Develop Your Comedy Writing Skills
By Quill Driver Books
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ean: 9781610352406, isbn: 1610352408,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
"Can you tell me how to get to Carnegie Hall?""Practice, practice, practice."That's more than a joke; it's solid advice. Consider world-class performers in any field -- golf, figure skating, music, whatever. One thing you can safely say about each is...


Professional Storyboarding: Rules of Thumb
Professional Storyboarding: Rules of Thumb
By Focal Press
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ean: 9780240817705, isbn: 0240817702,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Storyboarding is a very tough business, and many, if not most board artists struggle to make a decent living. A new storyboarder really needs to have their wits about them and have some professional savvy to survive in this very tough, competitive f...


Bring the Funny: The Essential Companion for the Comedy Screenwriter
Bring the Funny: The Essential Companion for the Comedy Screenwriter
By Focal Press
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ean: 9781138929258, isbn: 1138929255,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
A sharp, funny book about comedy screenwriting from a successful screenwriter that uses recent – as in this century – movies you've actually seen as examples. Greg DePaul (Screenwriter, Bride Wars, Saving Silverman) has sold scripts to Miramax,...


Finish the Script!: A College Screenwriting Course in Book Form
Finish the Script!: A College Screenwriting Course in Book Form
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781492820864, isbn: 1492820865,

An intimate peek into the process of writing a screenplay, from A to Z, with nothing held back.Based on actual class lectures and assignments, Finish the Script! offers an inside look into the screenwriting process as it's author writes a screenpla...


Inside the Room: Writing Television with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program
Inside the Room: Writing Television with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program
By Brand: Gotham
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ean: 9781592408115, isbn: 1592408117,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
What does it take to go from being a fan to professional television writer? For the first time outside of the UCLA Extension Writers' Programme classrooms, TV writers whose many produced credits include The Simpsons, House M.D., and Pretty Little Lia...


Writing Movies: The Practical Guide to Creating Stellar Screenplays
Writing Movies: The Practical Guide to Creating Stellar Screenplays
By Bloomsbury USA
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mpn: 9781596911451, ean: 9781596911451, isbn: 9781596911451,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
To break into the screenwriting game, you need a screenplay that is not just good, but great. Superlative. Stellar. In Writing Movies you'll find everything you need to know to reach this level. And, like the very best teachers, Writing Movies is alw...


Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program
Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program
By Brand: Gotham
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mpn: black & white line drawings, ean: 9781592408108, isbn: 1592408109,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Millions of people dream of writing a screenplay but don't know how to begin, or are already working on a script but are stuck and need some targeted advice. Or maybe they have a great script, but no clue about how to navigate the choppy waters of sh...


Anatomy of a Premise Line: How to Master Premise and Story Development for Writing Success
Anatomy of a Premise Line: How to Master Premise and Story Development for Writing Success
By Routledge
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mpn: 21 colour illustrations, ean: 9781138838857, isbn: 1138838853,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
If a story is going to fail, it will do so first at the premise level. Anatomy of a Premise Line: How to Master Premise and Story Development for Writing Success is the only book of its kind to identify a seven-step development process that can be re...


Writing Treatments That Sell: How to Create and Market Your Story Ideas to the Motion Picture and TV Industry, Second Edition
Writing Treatments That Sell: How to Create and Market Your Story Ideas to the Motion Picture and TV Industry, Second Edition
By Brand: Holt Paperbacks
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780805072785, isbn: 0805072780,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
A fully revised guide to turning your movie idea into a treatment that can persuade even the most jaded movie producersAs Hollywood insiders know, the first step in selling your story idea for film or television is preparing a treatment, the brief pi...


Complete Screenwriter's Manual: A Comprehensive Reference of Format and Style, The
Complete Screenwriter's Manual: A Comprehensive Reference of Format and Style, The
By Pearson
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780321397935, isbn: 0321397932,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
The most complete and comprehensive presentation of screenplay format and style ever written, The Screenwriter’s Manual is designed for beginning and intermediate screenwriting students.  Written by an author team with extensive professional and a...


The Coffee Break Screenwriter: Writing Your Script Ten Minutes at a Time - 2nd Edition
The Coffee Break Screenwriter: Writing Your Script Ten Minutes at a Time - 2nd Edition
By Michael Wiese
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mpn: 10, ean: 9781615932429, isbn: 1615932429,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
The writer receives guidance and tips at every stage of the often intimidating writing process with a relaxed, “ten minutes at a time” method that focuses the writer and pushes him or her forward. At each step, writers are encouraged to “Take T...


Writing the Pilot: Creating the Series (Volume 2)
Writing the Pilot: Creating the Series (Volume 2)
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781546599500, isbn: 1546599509,

When I finished Writing the Pilot a few years back, I figured I’d managed to cram everything I had to say on the subject in that little 90-page package. But that was 2011, and in the years that have passed, a lot has changed about the television bu...


Scriptwriting for Web Series: Writing for the Digital Age
Scriptwriting for Web Series: Writing for the Digital Age
By Routledge
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ean: 9780815376378, isbn: 0815376375,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Scriptwriting for Web Series: Writing for the Digital Age offers aspiring writers a comprehensive how-to guide to scriptwriting for web series in the digital age. Containing in-depth advice on writing both short- and long-form webisodes as part of a ...


Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade
Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade
By Goldman, William
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mpn: 9780375703195, ean: 9780375703195, isbn: 0375703195,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
From the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Princess Bride (he also wrote the novel), and the bestselling author of Adventures in the Screen Trade comes a garrulous new book that is as much a screenwriting how-to...


Complex TV: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling
Complex TV: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling
By New York University Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780814769607, isbn: 0814769608,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Over the past two decades, new technologies, changing viewer practices, and the proliferation of genres and channels has transformed American television. One of the most notable impacts of these shifts is the emergence of highly complex and elaborate...


Short Guide to Writing about Film, A (7th Edition)
Short Guide to Writing about Film, A (7th Edition)
By Longman
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mpn: new18-201510-09-b0068789, ean: 9780205668946, isbn: 0205668941,

This best-selling text is a succinct guide to thinking critically and writing precisely about film.  Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces you to major film theories as well as film terminology,...


Alternative Scriptwriting, Fifth Edition: Rewriting the Hollywood Formula
Alternative Scriptwriting, Fifth Edition: Rewriting the Hollywood Formula
By Focal Press
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mpn: 36401094, ean: 9780240522463, isbn: 024052246X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Alternative Scriptwriting 4E is an insightful and inspiring book on screenwriting concerned with challenging you to take creative risks with genre, tone, character, and structure. Concerned with exploring alternative approaches beyond the traditional...


Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434: The Industry's Premier Teacher Reveals the Secrets of the Successful Screenplay
Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434: The Industry's Premier Teacher Reveals the Secrets of the Successful Screenplay
By TarcherPerigee
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ean: 9780399529863, isbn: 0399529861,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
For decades, Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434 class at UCLA has been the premier screenwriting course, launching a generation of the industry's most frequently produced writers. Here, he shares the secrets of his course on the screenwriting process by ...


Au Revoir Les Enfants (Folio) (French Edition)
Au Revoir Les Enfants (Folio) (French Edition)
By Brand: Gallimard
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mpn: 06581062, ean: 9782070388738, isbn: 2070388735,

Provides the screenplay of Louis Malle's film about the friendship between a young Catholic boy and his Jewish friend, who is sent off to the Nazi death camps....


Save the Cat!® Strikes Back: More Trouble for Screenwriters to Get into ... and Out of
Save the Cat!® Strikes Back: More Trouble for Screenwriters to Get into ... and Out of
By Save the Cat Press
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mpn: 9780984157600, ean: 9780984157600, isbn: 0984157603,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Blake Snyder, author of Save the Cat!® and Save the Cat!® Goes to the Movies, is back with the book countless readers and students have clamored for. Inspired by questions from his workshops, lectures, and emails, Blake listened and provides new ti...



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