Anatomy of Story 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller

ISBN-10: 0865479933
ISBN-13: 9780865479937
Edition: 2009
Authors: John Truby
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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  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 10/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012

"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, includingSleepless in Seattle,Scream, andShrek.The Anatomy of Storyis 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 Storydraws 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.

Acknowledgments
Story Space, Story Time
Premise
The Seven Key Steps of Story Structure
Character
Moral Argument
Story World
Symbol Web
Plot
Scene Weave
Scene Construction and Symphonic Dialogue
The Never-Ending Story
Notes
Index

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