The Anatomy of Story : 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller

Description

"If you're ready to graduate from the boy-meets-girl league of screenwriting, meet John Truby . . . [his lessons inspire] epiphanies that make you see the contours of your psyche as sharply as your script." --LA Weekly John Truby is one of the most respected and sought-after story consultants in the film industry, and his students have gone on to pen some of Hollywood's most successful films, including Sleepless in Seattle, Scream, and Shrek. The Anatomy of Story is his long-awaited first book, and it shares all his secrets for writing a compelling script. Based on the lessons in his award-winning class, Great Screenwriting, The Anatomy of Story draws on a broad range of philosophy and mythology, offering fresh techniques and insightful anecdotes alongside Truby's own unique approach to building an effective, multifaceted narrative.

Details

Author(s)
John Truby
Format
Paperback | 445 pages
Dimensions
141 x 209 x 24mm | 340g
Publication date
30 Jan 2009
Publisher
North Point Press
Publication City/Country
Berkeley, California, United States
Language
English
Edition statement
Reprint
Illustrations note
Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
0865479933
ISBN13
9780865479937
Bestsellers rank
974

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