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Joseph McBride

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Joseph McBride is an internationally renowned film historian and biographer and a veteran film and television writer whose decades of experience have brought him a Writers Guild of America Award, four other WGA nominations, two Emmy Award nominations, and a Canadian Film Awards nomination. McBride was one of the screenwriters of the cult classic punk rock musical Rock ‘n’ Roll High School and co-wrote five American Film Institute Life Achievement Award specials for CBS TV.
         
McBride was a film critic, reporter, and columnist for Daily Variety in Hollywood for many years. His books include the acclaimed biographies Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success...

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Writing in Pictures
Screenwriting Made (Mostly) Painless
Written by Joseph McBride


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $16.00

Writing in Pictures is a refreshingly practical and entertaining guide to screenwriting that provides what is lacking in most such books: a clear, step-by-step demonstration of how to write a screenplay.

Seasoned screenwriter and writing teacher Joseph McBride breaks down the process into a series of easy, approachable tasks, focusing on literary... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Writing in Pictures

Written by Joseph McBride


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $11.99

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