REWRITE: A Step by Step Guide to Strengthen Structure, Characters, and Drama in Your Screenplay

Published by Michael Weise Books

“Writing is rewriting” is the mantra of every successful screenwriter. The good news is that here, for the first time, is a practical, step-by-step guide to the most efficient and economical way to rewrite. From neophyte dabbler to award-winning scribe, anyone can use this book to help bring their screenplays to the next level.

REWRITE shows you how to attack your screenplay bit by bit, arc by arc, in clear, easy-to-follow language from an experienced and trusted mentor.

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Paul Chitlik's Twilight Zone scripts are available again.

Written with writing partner Jeremy Finch for The New Twilight Zone in the 1980s, and long out of print, they are now available as Kindle books from Digitalfabulists.com and Amazon.com.

Also, check out Deviant Numbers, a techno-sexual sci-fi thriller; and Berns with an E,' a mystery novel; and its never before published sequel, Rug Berns. Available from Digitalfabulists.com.

Now Write! Screenwriting
Edited by Sherry Ellis and Laurie Lamson
The latest addition to the Now Write! writing guide series will be released by Tarcher/Penguin on January 6, 2011.

An essential handbook featuring never-before-published writing exercises from the acclaimed screenwriters of RAGING BULL, ALI, TERMINATOR 2, GROUNDHOG DAY, CAPE FEAR, Lost, True Blood, The Shield, and many other hit films and television shows. Now Write! Screenwriting offers practical advice and exercises, straight from the personal stashes of the top screenwriters working today, including a special exercise by Paul Chitlik. READ MORE.

The Rewrite Mentor launching his new book, Rewrite, at The Writers Store.


Contact the Rewrite Mentor: Paul.chitlik@gmail.com


Other Recommended Reading:

Hal Ackerman, Write Screenplays that Sell: The Ackerman Way. Los Angeles: Tallfellow Press. BUY

Stephen E. Bowles, Ronald Mangravite & Peter Zorn, The Complete Screenwriter's Manual: A Comprehensive Reference of Format and Style. Pearson.

Lajos Egris, The Art of Dramatic Writing. Touchstone Books. BUY

Syd Field, Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting. Delta. BUY

Janna E. Gelfand, A Practical Guide to Flawless Screenplay Form. Get It Right Press.

William Goldman, Adventures in the Screen Trade. Warner Books. BUY

Lew Hunter, Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434. Penguin. BUY

Laurie Hutzler, One Hour Screenwriter. Emotional Toolbox.

Laurie Hutzler, The Character Map. Emotional Toolbox.

Jennifer Lerch, 500 Ways to Beat the Hollywood Script Reader. Simon and Shuster. BUY

Linda Seger, Making a Good Script Great. Samuel French. BUY

William Strunk Jr. & E.B. White, The Elements of Style, 4th Ed. Allyn & Bacon/Longman Publishers. BUY

Christopher Vogler, The Writer's Journey, 2nd Edition. Michael Wiese Productions. BUY

Michele Wallerstein, Mind Your BusinessBUY

Richard Walter, Screenwriting: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film and Television Writing. Plume. BUY

Kathie Fong Yoneda, The Script-Selling Game, A Hollywood Insider's Look at Getting Your Script Sold and Produced. Michael Wiese Productions. BUY

...and any screenplay you can get your hands on! FIND

Also see: Other Titles by Michael Weise Books

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