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If you’ve decided to write for the screen, chances are you’ve already scoured the bookstores for reading material on the same. (If you haven’t, you ought to :)) Chances are even greater that your local bookstores will only store books on screenplay writing penned by a certain Mr. Syd Field (when they do so at all).  This happened to me as well when I first started out. I went out and bought all books written by him. It was only a few weeks later a kind sould suggested books by Lajos Egri.Beg, borrow, steal, but try and lay your hands on his books – The art of Dramatic Writing and The Art of Creative Writing. You won’t regret it.

In these two books you will find all you need to know about developing interesting characters as well as structuring your screenplay.

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