On Story: Screenwriters and Their Craft (Paperback)
“On Story: Screenwriters and Their Craft” distills the advice of renowned, award-winning screenwriters who have appeared on On Story and have attended Austin Film Festival’s annual Conference. Writers include, but are not limited to, John August, John Lee Hancock, Lawrence Kasdan, Daniel Petrie, Jr., Whit Stillman, Robin Swicord, and Randall Wallace with a special foreword by Brian Helgeland. In their own lively words and stories transcribed from interviews and panel discussions, they cover the entire development of a screenplay, from inspiration, story, process, structure, characters, and dialogue to rewriting and collaboration. Their advice is fresh, practical, and proven—these writers know how to tell a story on screen. Enjoy this collection of ideas and use it to jumpstart your own screenwriting career.