The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 10th Anniversary Edition: Insider Secrets from Hollywood's Top Writers

The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 10th Anniversary Edition: Insider Secrets from Hollywood's Top Writers

by Karl Iglesias

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Overview

You can struggle for years to get a foot in the door with Hollywood producers--or you can take a page from the book that offers proven advice from twenty-one of the industry's best and brightest!

In this tenth anniversary edition, The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 2nd Edition peers into the lives and workspaces of screenwriting greats--including Terry Rossio (the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), Aline Brosh McKenna (Morning Glory), Bill Marsilii (Deja Vu), Derek Haas and Michael Brandt (Wanted), and Tony Gilroy (the Bourne franchise).

You will learn best practices to fire up your writing process and your career, such as:
  • Be Comfortable with Solitude
  • Commit to a Career, Not Just One Screenplay
  • Be Aware of Your Muse's Favorite Activities
  • Write Terrible First Drafts
  • Don't Work for Free
  • Write No Matter What
This indispensable handbook will help you hone your craft by living, breathing, and scripting the life you want!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440527890
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 10/15/2011
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 649,475
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Karl Iglesias is a screenwriter and sought-after script doctor specializing in the reader's emotional response to the written page. He is the author of Writing for Emotional Impact and a contributor to the anthology, Now Write! Screenwriting. He teaches at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, where he was named Outstanding Instructor in Screenwriting in 2010.

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