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All beginning writers make the same mistakes — and many “pros” do, too! Because nobody in Hollywood will give your script a second chance, it better be perfect the first time out. No longer will you worry that a producer or story executive will toss your script in the garbage at page fifteen because Your Screenplay Sucks! Akers’ checklist will eliminate all the flaws in your screenplay, guaranteeing a cover-to-cover read.
This book includes the most comprehensive checklist of fatal errors all writers make — and then provides the tools to fix them.
In today’s highly competitive story market, this is the only book that finds the flaws in your script — like a heat-seeking missile — and shows you how to eliminate them.
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“William M. Akers is a renaissance man of film who is at once a big studio writer, independent
writer/director, and caring, insightful teacher. He also knows every trick in the book when it comes
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Linda McCullough, Columbia College Chicago
“A book about screenwriting that reads like a good screenplay. It is so full of great stories,
examples and advice that I couldn’t put it down.”
Academy® Award-Winning Screenwriter, Dead Poets Society, Screenwriter, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, What About Bob?