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Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting Hardcover – 25 Nov 1997

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  • Hardcover: 466 pages
  • Publisher: It Books; 1 edition (1 October 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780060391683
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060391683
  • ASIN: 0060391685
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 3.7 x 23.5 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 612 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 16,779 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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..". stimulating, innovative, refreshingly practical."-- Lawrence Kasdan, Director"McKee is the Stanislavski of writing."-- Dennis Dugan, Writer, NYPD Blue"In difficult periods of writing, I often turn to Robert McKee's wonderful book for guidance"-- Dominick Dunne, Novelist"to the people who write, direct and produce for Hollywood - or desperately wish they did - Bob McKee is a cross between E. F. Hutton and Sun Myung Moon. The man speaks, and people start to take furious notes - he is now the undisputed screenwriting king... for the legendary screenwriting boot camp that he runs. Thirty-thousand aspiring screenwriters have already taken McKee's 30-hour, three-day course..."-- "Newsday"[Story is]an excellent instruction manual on the craft of storytelling.""Austin American-Statesman..".the best guide on writing you can find."Laurence Chollet, "The Record, Northern New Jersey

About the Author

Robert McKee teaches his 3Story Structure2 class annually to sold out auditoriums in Los Angeles, New York, London and film capitals throughout the world. A Fulbright Scholar, this award-winning film and television writer has also served as project and talent development consultant to major production companies such as Tri-Star and Golden Harvest Films. He lives in Los Angeles and Cornwall, England.

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