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Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect, 2nd Edition by Claudia H. Johnson

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Appendix C

Further Reading

You have a great many books on writing in general and screenwriting in particular to choose from, but if I could only take a dozen to a desert island for the rest of my writing life, I would choose these for instruction and inspiration:

Dancyger, Ken and Jeff Rush. Alternative Scriptwriting: Writing Beyond the Rules. Boston: Focal Press, 1995.

Dannenbaum, Jed, Carroll Hodge, and Doe Mayer. Creative Filmmaking From the Inside Out. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Egri, Lajos. The Art of Dramatic Writing. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960.

Gibson, William. Shakespeare’s Game. New York: Atheneum, 1978.

Goldman, William. Adventures In the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Scriptwriting. New York: Warner Books, ...

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