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The 100 principles of scriptwriting every budding writer must know.
This book gives teens – who go to movies more than any age group in the world – the tools to do more than just watch those movies; it gives them the tools to write their own films
Targeted to the interests and vocabularies of junior high and high school students, each chapter of Screenwriting for Teens defines a concept, illustrates it with examples of current and/or classic films and challenges its readers with creative writing, analytical and discussion exercises.
Former actress and director, Christina Hamlett is an award-winning author, instructor, and professional script coverage consultant whose credits to date include 24 books, 120 plays, and musicals and 4 optioned feature films, and articles/interviews that appear in trade publications throughout the world.
What people say
“For any writer looking for a different approach, this book offers dozens of possibilities; true and tested principles which millions of writers in the past have employed unconsciously, myself included.”
Screenwriter: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World)
“Screenwriting for Teens is not just for teens; anyone interested in learning more about screenwriting will find this helpful, whether you’re fifteen or fifty. It’s format makes it easy to read, while relevant examples and helpful resources aid in comprehension, and will make this book one you can continue to use long after the initial reading.”
Kari Ann Morgan,