The Screenwriter's Bible: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script

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Silman-James Press, 1994 - Motion picture authorship - 194 pages
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The Bible is five books bound into a single volume.
-- a screenwriting primer (provides a concise presentation of screenwriting basics)
-- a formatting guide (presents both correct screenplay and teleplay formats)
-- a screenwriting workbook (the writing process, from nascent ideas to revisions)
-- a sales and marketing guide (offers a marketing plan and sales strategies)
-- a resource guide (provides contacts for industry organizations, guilds and unions, schools, publications, support groups and services, contests, etc.)

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Very useful as a reference for spec script formatting. - Goodreads
Easy to read and very simple. - Goodreads
Ever wondered how to handle writing a montage. - Goodreads
Currently my bible on writing screenplays. - Goodreads

Review: The Screenwriter's Bible: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script

User Review  - Kelan O'Connell - Goodreads

A great resource that covers the many aspects of screenwriting, including the realities of the business side that anyone attempting to shop a screenplay must fully understand. As someone who turned a ... Read full review

Review: The Screenwriter's Bible: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script

User Review  - Judith Kohnen - Goodreads

I've learned so much from this book! It's definitely not just for screenwriters. It holds valuable information about breaking down your story in a timely manner, from beginning to end, using movie examples. It focuses on how to create a good, successful story. Another of my favorites! Read full review

Contents

How to Write a ScreenplayA Primer
3
Correct Format for Screenplays
59
The cover title page first page and last page
66
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Trottier is a script consultant, a writer, a producer, and a screenwriting teacher.

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