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The complete book of scriptwriting

Author: J Michael Straczynski
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded [ed.]View all editions and formats
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Discusses all aspects of the scriptwriting business, including how to strengthen your writing technique, script format, finding a reliable agent, and much more.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Straczynski, J. Michael, 1954-
Complete book of scriptwriting.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, ©1996
(OCoLC)606977648
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Michael Straczynski
ISBN: 0898795125 9780898795127
OCLC Number: 35159203
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 424 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
Television --
A brief history of television --
The writer, the language, the formats --
The craft of telescripting --
Marketing the television script --
A look at the future --
Motion pictures --
A brief history of motion pictures --
The benefits and drawbacks of screenwriting --
The art of the screenplay --
The craft of screenwriting --
The screenplay --
Marketing the screenplay --
Animation --
Past, present and future --
The art and craft of the animation script --
Marketing the animated script --
Radio --
Radiodrama scripting: past, present and future --
The art and craft of radiodrama scripting --
Marketing the radiodrama script --
The stage play --
Writing for the stage: past, present and future --
The art and craft of the stage play --
Marketing the stage play --
The business of scriptwriting --
Warning signs --
The Writers Guild of America --
The art of getting and keeping an agent.
Responsibility: J. Michael Straczynski.

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Discusses all aspects of the scriptwriting business, including how to strengthen your writing technique, script format, finding a reliable agent, and much more.

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