The author's international screenwriting workshops have long won acclaim from celebrities, film industry professionals and enthusiastic students alike.
In this guide, he presents his knowledge of the essentials of screenwriting and storytelling.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 484 pages
- Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/06/1998
- Category: Writing & editing guides
- ISBN: 9780413715500
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Review by chaosmogony
One of the best breakdowns of storytelling I've ever read. McKee breaks down the essence of story and presents it directly, without that shroud of artistic ambiguity that seems to come with creative writing books. Nothing here is formulaic; instead, he approaches story from the stance of classical form, while teaching you how to to accomplish each step.<br/><br/>Story is nominally written for screenwriters, but the lessons here are applicable for any fiction writer.