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The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take

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Synopsis:

Eric Edson has developed a new tool for bringing depth and passion to any screenplay - the ""23 Steps All Great Heroes Must Take."" It's an easy to understand paradigm that provides writers and filmmakers the interconnecting, powerful storytelling elements they need. With true insight, a master teacher of screenwriting pinpoints the story structure reasons most new spec scripts don't sell; then uses scores of examples from popular hit movies to present, step by step, his revolutionary Hero Goal Sequences blueprint for writing blockbuster movies.

About the Author

Eric Edson has written seventeen feature screenplays on assignment for such companies as Sony, Warner Brothers, Disney, 20th Century-Fox, ABC Motion Pictures, Lifetime, Showtime, NBC, ABC, TNT, Skouras Pictures, Gaylord Productions, Geffen Pictures, and Saban Entertainment.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction: New tools for writing great scripts            

 

Part One: Laying the Foundation

1.   The Screenwriters Goal

2.   How We Feel a Movie

3.   How Change Grips an Audience

4.   Conflict is King

 

Part Two: Creating Your Characters

5.   Elements of Character

6.   Dialogue that Shines

 

Part Three: Building Story Structure

7. Basic Screen Story Structure

8. The Character Growth Arc

 

Part Four: The Power of Hero Goal Sequences®

9.   The 23 Story Steps In Every Great Movie

10. Shaping Act One: Hero Goal Sequences® 1-6

11. First Half of Act Two: Sequences 7-12

12. Second Half of Act Two: Sequences 13-18

13. Act Three Resolution: Sequences 19-23

14. Complete Hero Goal Sequences® for Up

 

Epilogue

 

Filmography

Product Details

ISBN:
9781615930845
Author:
Edson, Eric
Publisher:
Michael Wiese Productions
Subject:
Film - Screenwriting
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenwriting
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
330
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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