What is the secret to writing a great screenplay?
Whether you're a beginning screenwriter or an A-list Academy Award winner, all writers struggle with the same thing: to get to the great script inside.
Step by step, Inside Story guides you through an extraordinary new process that helps identify your thematic intentionwhat your story is really aboutand teaches you how to turn that intention into the driving force behind all your creative choices. The result is a profound relationship between the movement of the plot and the internal development of character, which is the foundation for the transformational arc. The transformational arc is the deeper line of structure found inside the story. Knowing how to work with the arc enhances your ability to:
Express your unique point of view
Give meaning and urgency to the line of action
Infuse your characters with richness, subtlety, and surprise
Develop a powerful emotional undercurrent
Make your stories stand out and get attention
Inside Story delivers what the name implies: it's the real inside scoop on how to write a great screenplay with depth, dimension, and substance. It is a must-have book for any serious screenwriter, playwright, or novelist.