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The Screenwriter's Handbook: The Essential Companion for all Screenwriters

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From the writers, editors and compilers of the highly successful The Writer's Handbook comes the first edition of The Screenwriter's Handbook, an indispensible companion for everyone who commissions screenwriters, works with them or writes (or wants their chance to write) for the screen.
Containing thousands of entries covering every aspect of scriptwriting, with provocati
Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 8th 2008 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published August 17th 2007)
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Amanda Patterson
You’ve written a screenplay, but how do you sell it?

This book is crammed with thousands of resources – from production companies to agents. It also has some good articles written by motivational industry insiders.
It's a good investment if you want to avoid making mistakes when you work in the industry. This includes advice on working with a partner, negotiating contracts, copyright and payment.

It is easy to read, and practical.
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Barry Turner has been a full-time writer for 30 years. He has worked as a journalist and broadcaster in the field of politics, biography, travel and education, and is the author of over 20 books. He is a regular contributor to The Times as a book reviewer and serializer, and is the editor of the annuals The Writer's Handbook and The Screenwriter's Handbook.
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