Memo from the Story Dept.: Secrets of Structure and Character

Memo from the Story Dept.: Secrets of Structure and Character

by Christopher Vogler and David McKenna List price: $26.95 $20.21 Saving: 25%

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Picking up where his immensely successful The Writer’s Journey left off, Christopher Vogler and his colleague, David McKenna, have produced an authoritative guide for structure and character development. Screenwriters, novelists, game designers and film students: this set of precision tools will take your story, step by step, through a quantum leap in writing quality.

What People Say

“Vogler’s The Writer’s Journey is the Bible for screenwriters. I think it’s the best book on how to write a screenplay ever written.”
— Darren Aronofsky, Oscar–nominated director of Black Swan

“Great movies have great story structure — period. Nobody understands that better, and communicates it more brilliantly, than Mr. McKenna.”
— Mark Fergus, Oscar-nominated co-screenwriter, Children of Men and Iron Man

“Just finished reading this and it’s already saved my ass. No shit. I needed a pitch for a rewrite and this book helped me crack it.”
— Scott Silver, screenwriter, 8 Mile, Oscar-nominated for The Fighter

CHRISTOPHER VOGLER is a top story analyst and consultant for major Hollywood studios and talent. His book The Writer’s Journey has been translated into ten languages and is one of the top-selling screenwriting manuals in the world.

DAVID MCKENNA is a stage director, acting coach, voice-over artist and film professor at Columbia University and Barnard College. He is an expert on horror, Westerns, war movies, and the films of Clint Eastwood.


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ISBN-10: 1932907971
ISBN-13: 9781932907971
Publication date: July 1, 2011
Language: English
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches

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