- Paperback: 384 pages
- Publisher: Collins Reference; Anv edition (March 15, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0061791431
- ISBN-13: 978-0061791437
- Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.9 x 8 inches
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- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (59 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #44,359 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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For more than twenty years, Writing Screenplays That Sell has been hailed as the most complete guide available on the art, craft, and business of writing for movies and television. Now fully revised and updated to reflect the latest trends and scripts, Hollywood story expert and script consultant Michael Hauge walks readers through every step of writing and selling successful screenplays. If you read only one book on the screenwriter's craft, this must be the one.
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Screenwriting is a very difficult, uphill journey, but this book brilliantly illuminates the path. A++
P.S. Michael Hauge's video seminar, "The Hero's Two Journeys," is also very worthwhile.
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"I went from confusion to enlightenment. Someone who is capable to systematize the whole world of screenplay this way deserves a standing ovation."
She hits send then she briefly stands and claps before she continues with her book writing procrastinating, once more, working on her screenplay.