Hollywood insiders speak out on
The Screenwriter's Bible
“Whether you are a rank beginner who needs instruction, or an old pro who needs reminding, you could not do better than David Trottier’s book. A brilliant effort by a first-class, dedicated teacher.”
"Good common sense. Sets up practical guidelines without encroaching on the writer's creativity. Easy to follow--feels like a workbook that will be used and not just read."
"I’ve read one and a half books on screenwriting. The one was The Screenwriter’s Bible—very practical. Love that book. I’ve kept it near my desk since high school and I still go back to it."
"An invaluable new resource--a treasure chest of useful information--not only for new writers but also for seasoned veterans."
"Contains chapter and verse on all aspects of screenwriting, and addresses every key and fundamental principle from how far to indent dialogue to how to speak to the agent's assistant."
"If you have the gift, this book will show you how to use it."
"Offers all the essential information in one neat, script-sized volume.... New screen-writers will find The Screenwriter's Bible invaluable; experienced screenwriters will find it an excellent addition to their reference shelf."
"The best screenwriting book available."
"Whenever I am writing, I have The Screenwriter’s Bible close at hand for reference."
"An excellent resource book and overall guide that can be of tremendous assistance to answering the many questions writers have."
"...Easy to read and surprisingly broad in its coverage."
"So well written that, with its implementation, you should be well on your way to creating a formidable screenplay. The listed resources alone make the price a real bargain."
"Delivers more in 410 pages [third edition] than can be found in several screenwriting books. A true gem that measures up to its title."
"A 'must have' reference tool for new and experienced screenwriters. Straight-forward, to-the-point...and accurate."
"The formatter alone is worth the price of the book."
The Screenwriter's Bible--A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script. FIFTH EDITION. By Dave Trottier. 425 pages. Retail $23.95. Your price only $19.95 (postpaid)