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Fade In: The Screenwriting Process

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Fade In is a concise, step-by-step method for developing a "story concept" into a finished screenplay. Used by professionals and universities around the world, this book covers the basics of dramatic writing; creating characters; screenplay structure, techniques and terminology.
Paperback, Second Edition, 412 pages
Published January 25th 1997 by Michael Wiese Productions (first published September 1988)
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David Brown
Sep 18, 2016 David Brown rated it did not like it
FADE IN: The Screenwriting Process is another how to screenwriting book written by someone who has never sold a screenplay or had one produced. And, from the author's screenplay, “Dead Man's Dance” included in the back of the book, one can clearly see why success in screenwriting has eluded the author. A large portion of the book reads like a promotion to potential producers for his screenplay.

When Syd Field (another how to write a screenplay author who had never sold a script) wrote his book Sc
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J.D.
Jan 28, 2013 J.D. rated it it was amazing
Shelves: screenwriting
There's a lot of good information packed inside this book. I tend to highlight relevant information for the next read-through, and I have marks all over this book. This is one I don't lend out!
Cobey
Apr 17, 2015 Cobey rated it it was ok
Nothing spectacular. The best part is how much he hammers in that writing is rewriting. Don't even think you are done after a single draft.
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