CONTENTS: Introduction; Drama is conflict; Satisfying the audience; The elements of screen story; Screen Characters; Screen context; Screen genres; Screenwriting style; Getting down to it - writing your screenplay; The business of screenwriting; Acknowledgements; About the author.
An essential guide to screenwriting Reveals the tricks of the trade Written by an acclaimed scriptwriter
Hicks, a professional screenwriter, has worked on two of the No. 1 box office films in the world: Rumble in the Bronx and First Strike.
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