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I picked it up because I'm a movie buff who loves behind-the-scenes stories.
So don't just worship the actors and directors; work a little harder and learn about the scribes that the pretty people need but will never give their due credit.
The interviews with the screenwriters and writer/directors is very insightful and eye opening about how things work in Hollywood.
Interesting read even if you never have a salable script. I enjoyed reading it. Recommended.Published 7 days ago by Scott FS
The author does a fine job of collecting various interviews with successful screenwriters who explain the in's and out's of the struggles and (occasional) triumphs of being a... Read morePublished 3 months ago by R. Trapp
Not what I expected. I thought it would be more guidelines of how the writer's got started and tips.Published 6 months ago by Victoria
Excellent advice on what not to do in writing a script, which I think is more than half the battle of just getting someone to read you first submissions.Published 14 months ago by Rich Duisenberg
I ordered this book for daughter Karis who wants to be a director and screenwriter and simply loves this book. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Susie
This is an excellent book for aspiring screenwriters or simply those of us who enjoy films. I will never look at a movie in the same way again after learning about the obstacles a... Read morePublished on October 14, 2012 by Looking at the Sea
The interviews with the screenwriters and writer/directors is very insightful and eye opening about how things work in Hollywood. Read morePublished on May 12, 2012 by JJohnNYC
This really delivered the goods with chapters on breaking in/
rejection/the first "yes" among others. You wont be disappointed
in the authentic stories. Read more
Great book. Humorous and witty. I am a film student at USC and encourage all other film students to purchase this book!!! Read morePublished on August 31, 2010 by K. Woodward