Books, Trades, & Publications

Books

There are many books out there for screenwriting and television writing.  The ones I feel are the best for the craft of writing are:

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UCLA Extension Writers’ Program edited by Linda Venis

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Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers’ Program edited by Linda Venis

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The Screenwriter’s Bible
by David Trottier

 

 

 

Trades

In order to start a career, you must keep current on what’s commercial, what’s trending, and how the business works.  Stay in the loop by following these sites:

Deadline: http://www.deadline.com/hollywood
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com
The Hollywood Reporter: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com
Variety: http:/www.variety.com
Entertainment Weekly: http://www.ew.com/ew
The Wrap: http://www.thewrap.com
IndieWire: http://www.indiewire.com

Publications

To help you navigate Hollywood’s ever changing business landscape, here are some pics that will keep you up to date, and in the know about the biz.

Fade In Magazine: http://fadeinonline.com
On Story: http://www.onstory.tv
Written By Magazine: http://www.wga.org/writtenby/writtenby.aspx
The Sundance Channel: http://www.sundancechannel.com/series/the-writers-room

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