Your Idea Machine
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Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

Your screenplay is going to begin with an idea. There are good ideas and bad ideas and commercial ideas and personal ideas. But where do you find ideas in the first place? This handbook explores different methods for finding or generating ideas, and combining those ideas into concepts that sell. Over 175 pages filled with idea generation techni...more
Kindle Edition, 175 pages
Published (first published July 24th 2011)
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Jim Barton
Insightful and engaged, this book exceeded my expectations! Rather than some generalized fluff about coming up with story ideas, William Martell, an accomplished screenwriter, tells you in concrete terms how he came up with his ideas for his screenplays. He gives useful tips on how to come up with new story ideas every day, and shows you how you can take existing stories and add twists to create fresh, original stories.

Although this book references screenplays, since this is what the author wri...more
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