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Alternative Scriptwriting: Writing Beyond the Rules
Dancyger, Ken & Rush, jeff
The 3rd edition of this popular book includes two new chapters on non-American screenplays, plus popular case studies and exercises from the first edition that give realistic challenges to your ideas of how to write screenplays.
Go beyond the mainstream: take risks with genre, structure, tone, voice, and character to discover more personal, experimental narrative forms of scriptwriting. Contains good advice for all genres, from the screwball comedy to the western to the drama, and everything in between. Both international and U.S. screenplays cited for their alternative, non-traditional storytelling, and inspiration for writing both an interesting and original screenplay.

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