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2009 The Screenwriter's and Playwright's Market : Where & How to Sell Your Scripts - Chuck Sambuchino

2009 The Screenwriter's and Playwright's Market

Where & How to Sell Your Scripts

By: Chuck Sambuchino (Editor)

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New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market.

This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information.

With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

How to Use This Bookp. 2
Screenwriting Basics: The Scoop on Writing for a Visual Mediump. 5
Long Live the Idea: Finding a Great Conceptp. 10
Screenwriter FAQ: The Pros Chime in on Some Common (And Not So Common) Questionsp. 13
Playwriting Basics: Know the Dos and Don'ts Before Diving Inp. 18
Formatting Your Script: Make Your Work Look Professionalp. 23
On Dialogue: The How and When Concerning Spoken Wordsp. 28
Chris Vogler: A Master Storyteller Talks Character, Craft, Pacing and Plotp. 32
Blake Snyder: An Expert Storyteller's Advice is Therapy for Screenwritersp. 36
Writing the TV Spec Script: Break In Using Existing Showsp. 40
Writing the TV Pilot: Three Rules for Doing It Rightp. 44
Cut, Cut, Cut: Rewrite and Revise Your Script Before It Hits the Streetsp. 47
Queries and Synopses: Your First Contact with the Power Playersp. 51
Working with Representation: Agents, Managers & Lawyersp. 55
Know Your Avenues: Begin with Realistic Coalsp. 59
Screenwriting Contests: Enter Competitions without Fear of Scamsp. 62
Pitch Perfect: Learn How to Wow Producers in a Meetingp. 68
Playwriting: The Next Steps: From Networking to Staged Readingsp. 72
Getting Serious with Playwriting: Evaluating Submissions, Theaters and Agentsp. 75
Mike Kuciak: A Script Manager Shares His Blunt Advice with Screenwriters Eyeing the Prizep. 79
Richard Hatem: An Established TV Writer Looks Back at His Road to Successp. 83
But Will It Get Produced?: Don't Write with Red Carpets in Mindp. 89
Contracts and Rights: Making Sense of Copyright and Lingoesep. 91
Nancy Gall-Clayton: An Up-and-coming Playwright Speaks Outp. 95
From Script to Career: Find More Work and Negotiate Dealsp. 100
Hollywood Pet Peeves: Avoid These Peeves and Get Work Readp. 104
Agents & Managersp. 107
Contestsp. 165
Theatersp. 223
Production Companiesp. 260
Conferencesp. 328
Glossaryp. 366
Agents & Managers Specialties Indexp. 372
Agents Indexp. 386
General Indexp. 395
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ISBN: 9781582975528
ISBN-10: 1582975523
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 415
Published: 1st October 2008
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 17.8  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.472