The Resource Alone in a room : secrets of successful screenwriters, John Scott Lewinski

Alone in a room : secrets of successful screenwriters, John Scott Lewinski

Label
Alone in a room : secrets of successful screenwriters
Title
Alone in a room
Title remainder
secrets of successful screenwriters
Statement of responsibility
John Scott Lewinski
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book tackles the hard truths that other screenwriting books are afraid to confront. Film and TV writing is the most competitive literary field in the world, and if an aspiring writer does not get the work done properly, he or she will fail. Lewinski lets his readers in on the secrets they must know to succeed."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewinski, John Scott
Dewey number
808.2/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1996
LC item number
.L437 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Motion picture authorship
Label
Alone in a room : secrets of successful screenwriters, John Scott Lewinski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "paint the windows black" -- One man band : daily professionalism for the lonely screenwriter -- Should you choose to accept it : tips for writers on assignment -- Challenges of adaptation -- Everybody's a critic : dealing with "notes" -- Getting in right the second time : executing revisions -- The comedy writer : make 'em laugh, or else -- Verbal alchemy : managing the writing team -- Make the other guy laugh : the comedy tandem -- In from the bullpen : pressure in the TV sitcom writer's room -- Staff infection : the rigors of writing TV drama -- The reality show : who says there's not work out there? -- Appealing behavior : professional rituals the industry loves -- Works in progress : the rituals and breaks of aspiring writers
Control code
ocm54670482
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 211 pages
Isbn
9780941188937
Lccn
2004005512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54670482
Label
Alone in a room : secrets of successful screenwriters, John Scott Lewinski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "paint the windows black" -- One man band : daily professionalism for the lonely screenwriter -- Should you choose to accept it : tips for writers on assignment -- Challenges of adaptation -- Everybody's a critic : dealing with "notes" -- Getting in right the second time : executing revisions -- The comedy writer : make 'em laugh, or else -- Verbal alchemy : managing the writing team -- Make the other guy laugh : the comedy tandem -- In from the bullpen : pressure in the TV sitcom writer's room -- Staff infection : the rigors of writing TV drama -- The reality show : who says there's not work out there? -- Appealing behavior : professional rituals the industry loves -- Works in progress : the rituals and breaks of aspiring writers
Control code
ocm54670482
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 211 pages
Isbn
9780941188937
Lccn
2004005512
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54670482

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