The Art and Science of Screenwriting
An introduction to the essential elements of screenwriting, from finding an idea to creating a finished screenplay. This book contains advice on how to apply creative vision and focus, the needs of the market, and uses examples from film and television from a wide range of genres and origins.... Expand Parker breaks from the dominant concerns of act structure, or the relative merits of story-driven or character-driven narratives. He replaces this with a six-part framework comprising story, plot, dramatic structures, narrative and style.