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Screenwriting Books

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Screenwriting Books

Screenwriting books offer readers an insight into the mind of the accomplished, professional screenwriter. Hate them or love them, there's no denying that screenwriting books serve as a source of inspiration to beginners as well as professionals who are set on improving their craft. 


Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting


The Art Of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives


Making a Good Script Great: A Guide to Writing and Rewriting by Hollywoods Script Consultant

On Directing Film by David Mamet


Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need


Your Screenplay Sucks! by William M. Akers


The Coffee Break Screenwriter by Pilar Alessandra

The 21st Century Screenplay by Linda Aro

The 21st Century Screenplay by Linda Aronson

The Nutshell Technique by Jill Chamberla

The Nutshell Technique by Jill Chamberlain

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Getting It Write by Lee Jessup

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Inside Story by Dara Marks

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On Writing by Stephen King

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Into the Woods by John Yorke


Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting by Robert McKee

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The Idea: The Seven Elements of a Viable Story for Screen, Stage or Fiction by Erik Bork

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