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Truby's Secrets: How to Write A Blockbuster

At a Glance

  • A motivating audio CD covering the key elements of blockbuster films
  • Offers valuable structure and character techniques for any genre or medium
  • Offers valuable structure and character techniques for any genre or medium

There's nothing wrong with wanting your script to break box office records – but exactly where do you start? At some point, every blockbuster writer sat staring at a blank page. Now, Hollywood story consultant John Truby gives you the blueprint used by the pros that will light a fire under your fingers and set your story ablaze. In this 40-minute audio course, you'll learn the elements necessary to create the next big hit.

Citing examples from classic blockbusters, Truby explains the secrets of critically acclaimed films like Star Wars, Tootsie and Forrest Gump. Discover the fundamental genre, character and structure methods practiced by the masters of storytelling.

With Truby's straightforward, easy-to-understand approach, you can put these lessons to use today:

  • Turn a high-concept idea into a feature-length film
  • Integrate the myth story form into your genre
  • Create the quintessential blockbuster hero: the Trickster
  • Use the 22-Step method to avoid the pitfalls of 3-Act structure
  • Structure story reveals that make your story soar

Learn the elements that can make or break a story from an expert. With over 30 years of industry experience, Truby will prepare you to write the next must-see film!

Product Details

  • Date available: 06/01/2010
  • Publication date: 01/01/2010
  • Return policy: This item is not eligible for return.

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Meet the Author: John Truby

John Truby is Hollywood’s premiere story consultant and founder of Truby’s Writers Studio. He has worked as a story consultant and script doctor for Disney Studios, Sony Pictures, FOX, and HBO, among others, and has taught his 22-Step Great Screenwriting and Genre classes to over 40,000 students worldwide.

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