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Developing Story Ideas : The Power and Purpose of Storytelling
by Michael Rabiger


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The vast majority of screenplay and writing books that focus on story development have little to say about the initial concept that inspired the piece. Developing Story Ideas: The Power and Purpose of Storytelling, Third Edition provides writers with ideational tools and resources to generate a wide variety of stories in a broad range of forms.  Read more...


 
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Overview

The vast majority of screenplay and writing books that focus on story development have little to say about the initial concept that inspired the piece. Developing Story Ideas: The Power and Purpose of Storytelling, Third Edition provides writers with ideational tools and resources to generate a wide variety of stories in a broad range of forms. Celebrated filmmaker and author Michael Rabiger demonstrates how to observe situations and themes in the writer s own life experience, and use these as the basis for original storytelling.

This new edition has been updated with chapters on adaptation, improvisation, and cast collaboration s roles in story construction, as well as a companion website featuring further projects, class assignments, instructor resources, and more.

  • Gain the practical tools and resources you need to spark your creativity and generate a wide variety of stories in a broad range of forms, including screenplays, documentaries, novels, short stories, and plays
  • Through hands-on, step-by-step exercises and group and individual assignments, learn to use situations and themes from your own life experience, dreams, myth, and the news as the basis for character-driven storytelling; harness methods of screenplay format, dialogue, plot structure, and character development that will allow your stories to reach their fullest potential
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  • ISBN-13: 9781138956230
  • ISBN-10: 1138956236
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Publish Date: July 2016
  • Page Count: 218
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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