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Rewrite: A Step-By-Step Guide to Strengthen Structure, Characters, and Drama in Your Screenplay

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Professional screenwriters know that the rewriting process is what separates the money-makers from the neophytes. This illustrated, step-by-step guide shows the process of re-writing and why it is so essential.
ebook, 173 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Michael Wiese Productions (first published January 1st 2008)
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Gerald
Dec 09, 2008 Gerald rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm giving all five stars for how-to usefulness because it's not necessarily the most engaging book I've read on the craft of screenwriting. But the advice is solid, practical, and -- best of all -- step by step. Read it through once to get the concepts, then again performing each TO DO task in your script. I also like Save the Cat! as a guide for rewrites, especially for studying blockbusters as models.

Gerald.
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Stevie
Sep 02, 2011 Stevie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
So glad this book was assigned for my Master's programs reading. I came across it in Powell's books and saved it to my Good Reads "to-read" list. This books is filled with necessary exercises, definitely glad this is in my collection. Now onto applying Chitlik's exercises to my screenplay.
Roberta
Aug 01, 2012 Roberta rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Had to write a review just before I've finished...
This is the real deal. As any screenwriter knows: it's not writing, it's re-writing. Always.
Chitlik has done a masterful, and truly helpful, job of it. Writers will get it...and should get it.
Natalie
Dec 18, 2014 Natalie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A brief overview on rewriting, mostly focusing on going back for key things like 7 part structure, character development, dialogue, etc.
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