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Finally, a book about screenwriting by people who actually write screenplays and get paid for doing so!
I've read more than one book on screenwriting, and if you want to write screenplays so should you, and I will happily recommend this one.
There is also a lot of useful information about how the studio system works and what to expect from the entire movie making process.
This is a great book, and it knocked Blake Snyder's Save the Cat right off my bookshelf. It's funnier than hell, and the tip about writing outlines instead of screenplays was alone... Read morePublished 15 days ago by anthony moore
Because of this book, my writing partner and I are working on our fourth full featured movie script. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Aubrey Williams
While this is written by two comedy writers/geniuses, I'm astounded by the amount of information they give you about breaking into the movie business. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. Comiskey
This has to be one of the greatest books on real-life screenwriting ever written. The two authors stripped away the romanticism of it and acknowledged it for what it is: a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Richard Singleton
I've been writing and studying screenwriting for a decade now, and generally like to read almost any book I can find about the subject, as usually every book has something unique... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael J Wood
Though what I believe to be the truth about so many aspects of commercial screenwriting for Hollywood was sometimes frustrating to hear, I think this is by far the most useful book... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Twiggy Twerpkiss
It'd be easy enough to write off the whole book as a Hollywood send-up, but I suspect there is more fact than fiction within these pages. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Earl Newton
I really loved this book. I found parts of it to be quite funny, and I honestly think that this books give advice that no other book that I've read really gives. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jonathan Koester
This book has several nuggets of very useful information for writers (again, for writers already writing. Read morePublished 4 months ago by D. Greeney