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Secrets of Screenplay Structure
Well-structured form and function can combine to bring a story alive and turn it into a great film. Award-winning screenwriter Cowgill articulates the concepts of successful screenplay structure in clear language and offers a study of memorable films from the thirties to present day.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Lone Eagle
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Secrets of Screenplay Structure is not just another screenwriting book. It should be one of the bibles of the industry that working writers read and regularly re-read. Cowgill is simply one of the best expositors of screen story principles. This book, like all her others, is a pleasure to work through. It contains profound insight on every page. Cowgill demonstates a masterful grasp of her subject and takes the reader well beyond structure to deliver a superb and comprehensive treatise on what i ...more