Tag: book to film

movie script

Write Your First Draft Like A Movie Script

Spotlight the essentials of action and dialogue in your first draft, then add all the exposition and descriptive "book stuff" the next time around.
Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard and Hollywood

Elmore Leonard's punchy style and compelling characters has Hollywood continually coming back to his work. Some of the many adaptations of his writing are highlighted in this post.
story's subtext

Text and your story’s subtext

Give your readers the equation, but let them do the math. It's more fulfilling, and keeps your reader engaged, when you let your story's subtext reveal itself.
book to film 10 greats

From Book To Film: 10 Great Adaptations

My mission was to list films that aren't the obvious "go to" movies in a "best book to film adaptation" compilation.

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