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Writing Dialogue for Scripts

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A good story can easily be ruined by bad dialogue. Now in its 4th edition, Rib Davis's bestselling Writing Dialogue for Scripts provides expert insight into how dialogue works, what to look out for in everyday speech and how to use dialogue effectively in scripts. Examining practical examples from film, TV, theatre and radio, this book will help aspiring and professional writers alike perfect their skills. The 4th edition of Writing Dialogue for Scripts includes: a look at recent films, such as American Hustle and Blue Jasmine; TV shows such as Mad Men and Peaky Blinders; and the award winning play, Ruined. Extended material on use of narration within scripts (for example in Peep Show) and dialogue in verbatim scripts (Alecky Blythe's London Road) also features.

Product code: 9781474260077

ISBN 9781474260077
Dimensions H216xW138
On Sale Date 20/10/2016
Series Writing Handbooks
Edition 4th Revised edition
No. of pages 240
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
"Including new case-study examples from shows and films such as Breaking Bad, Girls and In Bruges, this is a fully updated new edition of the bestselling guide to writing dialogue for stage, television, radio and film"--