The Soul of Screenwriting On Writing, Dramatic Truth, and Knowing Yourself

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-09-15
  • Publisher: Continuum
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Uniquely inspired by the work of mythologist Joseph Campbell and psychologist Jean Houston, The Soul of Screenwriting demonstrates how the "screenwriting by numbers" approach that offers templates into which the writer may mechanically drop his or her sto

Table of Contents

The Living Story
The Night of the King Cohop. 3
Mirrored in the Storyp. 17
The Mythic Dimension of Screenwritingp. 53
Need vs. Mode, The Core of Conflictp. 101
The Story Moleculep. 144
Character Webs and Story Worldsp. 181
Orchestrating Character and Stylep. 209
Plot and the Dynamics of Creation
The Soul of Screenplay Structurep. 265
The Journey in Four Movementsp. 291
Act, Sequence, Scene, Beat: The Dramatic Presentp. 337
The Sixteen Story Stepsp. 377
The Creative Journey of Story Developmentp. 425
Epilogue: Writing Practice is Life Practicep. 453
Indexp. 479
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