All screenwriting books are bullshit. All. Watch movies. Read screenplays. Let them be your guide.
Knockaround Guys, Ocean’s Thirteen, & National Treasure 3
I co-wrote a screenwriting book, so it probably doesn’t make a whole lotta sense why I’d be posting this. Of course, it’s more analysis than “how-to” and the essence of what I preach on this site. But I’ll get to that in a bit. The point is — and I sure
enjoy hate being a contrarian — if I could rewind the clock and start my screenwriting education over, I’d still recommend four books to myself. I wouldn’t hold everything they say as the gospel, but these undoubtedly helped at key points in the process: [Read more…]