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Books

Adams, Max. The Screenwriter's Survival Guide: Or, Guerrilla Meeting Tactics and Other Acts of War. New York: Warner Books, 2001.

Atchity, Kenneth J., and Chi-Li Wong. Writing Treatments That Sell: How to Create and Market Your Story Ideas to the Motion Picture and TV Industry, 2nd Edition. New York: Henry Holt, 2003.

Epstein, Alex. Crafty Screenwriting: Writing Movies That Get Made. New York: Henry Holt, 2002.

Field, Syd. Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting. New York: Delta, 2005.

Flinn, Denny Martin. How Not to Write a Screenplay: 101 Common Mistakes Most Screenwriters Make. Los Angeles: Lone Eagle Publishing Company, 1999.

Hunter, Lew. Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434: The Industry's Premier Teacher Reveals the Secrets of the Successful Screenplay, Revised Edition. New York: Perigee Trade, 2004.

Press, Skip. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Screenwriting. Falls Church, VA: Alpha Books, 2000.

Sautter, Carl. How to Sell Your Screenplay: The Real Rules of Film and Television. New York: New Chapter Press, 1992.

Schelhardt, Laura. Screenwriting for Dummies. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley, 2003.

Snyder, Blake. Save the Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need. Studio City, CA: Michael Wiese Productions, 2005.

Trottier, David. The Screenwriter's Bible, 4th Edition. Los Angeles: Silman-James Press, 2005.

SOFTWARE

Write Brothers, Inc.
http://www.write-bros.com
Write Brothers, Inc. produces a variety of screenwriting software, including:
Movie Magic Screenwriter
Writer's DreamKit
Dramatica Pro 4

Writers Store
http://www.writersstore.com
Software for writers and filmmakers, including:
Final Draft Professional Screenwriting Software (available from http://www.finaldraft.com/index.php) is available for use by both Mac and PC users and has all the formatting required for screenplays and teleplays built in.

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