Katherine Atwell Herbert

Selling Scripts to Hollywood

This volume provides an honest and illuminating overview of the business and the role screenwriters play in it, divulging secrets of how to successfully write, develop, and sell scripts to the major entertainment venues and the markets. It includes: Researchings a script's market and knowing the audience, exploring venues outside of the feature film industry, what to expect from living and working in Hollywood, how to stay up-to-date on industry news and where to find the most complete resources for research and writing, turning a story idea into a full-length sript, formatting for both screen and teleplays, how to test a script, edit it and rewrite accordinging, and how to pitch your project to agents and producers.

Selected Works

Mystery Novel
The Money Shot
A young woman is found dead on a golf course. The police detective in charge wants to pin it on the club pro whose checkered past includes a charge of attempted murder. To save himself the pro must find the real murderer. Not yet published.
Self-Help
The Perfect Screenplay: Writing It And Selling it.
This book focuses on giving aspiring and experienced screenwriters an insider's view of the process of writing and marketing film and television scripts.
Writing Scripts Hollywood Will Love, 2nd Ed.
This book of screenwriting tips covers everything from the script's appearance--it's got to look professional, to tips for creating plots, characters and dialogue that Hollywood analysts will love.
Selling Scripts to Hollywood
An all-in-one resource for aspiring and seasoned screenwriters to get their work in front of producers.

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