So you want to be a screenwriter: how to face the fears and take the risks

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Allworth Press, Aug 1, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 223 pages
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This manual provides information and support to aspiring screenwriters. Theuthors - a writing/consulting team combining psychological insight withractical knowledge of the industry - collaborate to transcend traditional "ow-to" formulas by providing self-evaluation questions which guide writershrough the screenwriting journey. It demonstrates how to craft believableharacters and meaningful stories essential to good scripts and careeruidance, writers' block and collaborative partnerships are explored inetail. In-depth interviews with established screenwriters in each sectionffer real-life tales of triumph.

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Contents

The Screenwriters Journey
1
An Architect of Communal Dreams
19
Am I Prepared for the Screenwriters Journey?
29
Copyright

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Caldwell is a writer and producer who founded Amphion Productions and since has generated more than 130 film, television, video, CD-ROM, and satellite teleconference projects for national and international clients. Sara has been hired to write feature and television scripts for various production companies in Los Angeles and Chicago and is currently a freelance writer/producer for a Discovery Health Channel documentary series. Sara received her Bachelors degree in Communications from the University of Iowa, where she was a member of the Iowa Writer's Workshop.

Kielson is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice. Kielson created Media Consulting in 1991 to provide psychological script consultation for screenwriters and film/video production companies throughout the United States. Marie-Eve recieved her Masters degree in Guidance and Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University.

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