INSIDE THE ART, CRAFT AND BUSINESS OF WRITING for Film, TV, Books, Stage, Print or Digital Media (with Particular Attention to Comedy)
“You wanna write? Read this!” – Marc Weingarten (author of “The Gang That Wouldn’t Write Straight”)
“Utterly lucid and infinitely practical!” – Terri Jentz (author of “Strange Piece of Paradise”)
“Witty, wise and vital!” – Mel Shapiro (Distinguished professor, UCLA (emeritus) and author of “An Actor Performs” and “The Director’s Companion”)
“The sage advice of LA’s most coveted coach is finally available for celebrity screenwriters and starving students alike!” – Jillian Lauren (author of NY Times best-selling memoir “Some Girls: My Life in a Harem”)
Most writing how-to books focus on the external form (novel, screenplay, etc.). This book focuses on the internal creative process that’s essential to every writing project. It offers hundreds of practical, road-tested techniques to use if you get stuck anywhere along the way.
“How To Be A Writer Who Writes” bursts with specific practical advice including…
PHASE 1: GATHERING
PHASE 2: PLANNING
PHASE 3: ROUGH DRAFTS
PHASE 4: REVISING
PHASE 5: RELEASING
…And much more!
Get it on Kindle from Amazon, If you don’t have a Kindle, you can download the free program here (for use on any computer).
“A book that was very helpful and empowering to me was Greg Miller’s “How to Be a Writer Who Writes: Strategies and Tactics to Start and Finish Your Book or Script.” That book provides a lot of useful guidance on preparation, outlining and structure.” – Michael Carley