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The 21st Century Screenplay: A Comprehensive Guide to Writing Tomorrow's Films by [Linda Aronson]

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Editorial Reviews

From the Inside Flap

“A brilliant book. Linda Aronson is one of the great and important voices on screenwriting.” —Linda Seger, author of Making a Good Script Great “A very wonderful book. I love the strategies for plumbing the unconscious story mind. There's no other book that gives such an in-depth analysis of the 'bone structure' for all these various kinds of narratives.” —Robin Swicord, screenwriter, The Jane Austen Book Club, Memoirs of a Geisha, Little Women “It's a huge achievement, an incredibly comprehensive analysis of what the screenwriter does, of what can go right and what can go wrong and how to fix it when it does. I highly recommend it.” —Andrew Bovell, screenwriter, Edge of Darkness, Blessed, Lantana “As a screenwriting professor at NYU I tend to the view that most screenwriting books offer something of value and each is essentially as good as the person who reads it. In the case of Linda Aronson's work I make an exception. The book provides the services of a personal script editor, dramaturg or even co-writer. Don't leave home without it.” —from the Foreword by Paul Thompson --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

Linda Aronson has won awards as scriptwriter, playwright and novelist. Primarily a working writer, she has over twenty years experience, with credits in feature film, TV series and serials, mini-series,  children's TV, radio drama, stage plays fiction, and TV drama-documentary. Her fiction has been published in nine countries.
Linda teaches screenwriting and script analysis for leading film schools and film industry organisations all over the world and works internationally as a script consultant. Her award-winning book Screenwriting Updated (Los Angeles, 2001)  was widely acclaimed as being the first book to provide practical strategies for writing complex non-linear and multiple protagonist scripts and fiction.
The 21st Century Screenplay: a comprehensive guide to writing tomorrow's films (2010)  sold out in the UK before the consignment of books arrived at the warehouse from the docks is, along with Screenwriting Updated, used by professional writers and film schools all over the world.  
The book has been widely celebrated and bears endorsements from Andrew Bovell,  Robin Swicord and Linda Seger, who says of it, "A brilliant book. Linda Aronson is one of the great and important voices on screenwriting.'
Other books by Linda Aronson on writing are TV Writing:The Ground Rules of Series, Serials and Sitcom (AFTRS/Allen and Unwin, 2000)and Writing with Imagination (Macmillan Education). Linda's contribution to ed Tom Jeffrey's collection of essays for producers,  Film Business is 'Script Mechanics: Understanding and Fixing the Script'
Linda is currently writing nonlinear multiple storyline short film pieces for immersive virtual reality applications. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • File Size : 11487 KB
  • Publication Date : February 11, 2011
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 512 pages
  • Publisher : Silman-James Press (February 11, 2011)
  • Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Language: : English
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  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 77 ratings