The Screenwriters Bible
New! 5th Edition
The Screenwriter’s Bible (a Writer’s Digest Book Club Featured Selection) may be the most complete screenwriting tool ever designed. It includes useful worksheets, sound marketing advice, sample scenes and treatment, the latest on the new spec style, and more. The Screenwriter's Bible is actually six books in one:
Over 300,000 copies sold
Here's what the fifth edition contains:
An expanded marketing section that includes ways to get “discovered” in today’s crowded market.
Do query letters work? The fifth edition provides specific up-to-date marketing advice. There are more effective ways to get read and get assignments than sending query letters to agents—the fifth edition explains.
The latest in proper screenplay format. This section has been completely updated and expanded by "Dr. Format" himself with additional examples of virtually every conceivable formatting situation. Shows correct format plus how to apply it.
Timely new advice on creating and delivering pitches, and writing pitch letters.
An expanded marketing section that has been reorganized into a user-friendly step-by-step process that you can use to sell your screenplay.
The spec formatting guide recommended by agents and producers.
Plenty of worksheets with detailed instructions that will guide you in creating a laser-sharp strategic marketing plan.
More than 50 pages of sample scenes written in proper format, and a complete analysis of each.
A new chapter on how to jump-start your career, and a completely updated “TV markets” chapter.
Includes over a half-dozen writing and revising exercises with suggested revisions to help you excel in your writing craft.
More on character development and dialogue writing that will help make your characters compelling and clear.
Two new sample treatments, a Hollywood coverage, and a sample release form.
Hundreds of writing tips, examples, and illustrations that you can apply right now to your own writing or script marketing project.
Completely up-to-date and completely reliable
EVERYTHING YOU NEED UNDER ONE COVER
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The Screenwriters Bible--Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script. FIFTH EDITION. By David Trottier. 425 pages. Retail $23.95. Your price only $19.95 (postpaid)