The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters
At a Glance
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!
- Publisher: Adams Media
- Date available: 10/15/2011
- Publication date: 10/15/2011
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Meet the Author: Karl Iglesias
Karl Iglesias is a screenwriter and sought-after script doctor and consultant, specializing in the reader's emotional response to the written page. He is the best-selling author of Writing For Emotional Impact and The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters. He teaches at UCLA Extension’s Writers' Program, where he’s just won the Outstanding Instructor Award for 20...