NEW BOOK! “The Coffee Break Screenwriter Breaks the Rules”
In this book Pilar reviews the rules writers assume they should follow, discusses why they’re there in the first place, and then shows you ways to creatively break them!
- flashback and voiceover
- empathy and backstory
- writing “on the nose”
- nonlinear writing and act-break placement
- formatting sticking points
- Why the rule exists.
- Why writers should break the rule.
- How writers can break the rule.
- How breaking the rule can break bad (so break with care).
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THE 2nd Edition of the Coffee Break Screenwriter!
Pilar Alessandra’s user-friendly script-writing book “The Coffee Break Screenwriter” has been updated to incorporate newer examples, TV instructions and additional Pitch Templates. It’ll help you brainstorm, outline, hit pages, rewrite and pitch your script using your stolen moments of time
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“ON THE PAGE” INSTRUCTIONAL DVD NOW STREAMING!
The instructional DVD “On The Page” can still be ordered off of this website. Click Here But it’s also available to stream and watch on your computer. Streaming version is available through Cinevee: https://onthepage.cinevee.com
ON THE PAGE PODCAST GOES INTO IT’S 10TH YEAR!
More information. More interviews. Go to PODCAST on this website or subscribe on iTunes to the On the Page Podcast. Past 200 episodes include Adrian Molina, Ed Solomon, Molly Shannon, David Nutter, Peter Bogdanovich, Terry Rossio writers from The Walking Dead, Homeland, Silicon Valley, The 100 and more!