This screenwriting book starts where others leave off and:
Using examples from recent and classic films, Linda demonstrates plot must be as much about the emotions of the characters as the events of the plot for the audience to connect with the story.
Examples include: Alan Ball's American Beauty, Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman's Shakespeare in Love, Susannah Grant's Erin Brockovich, David Knoepp's Spiderman, as well as classics like Robert Towne's Chinatown, Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb's Jaws, and more.
Great plotting evolves from characters caught in life changing conflicts. Learn how to show your characters in response to their conflicts to make your screenplay jump off the page.
Discover a new view of storytelling and add a dimension to your old vision of structure.
If you've read the books, taken the classes and written the screenplay, but the script's still not working, THE ART OF PLOTTING can help you.