My all time favorite read. This book has shaped all my writing and filmmaking.
|The Postman Always Rings Twice||
Hard hitting, Cain is at is best in this book.
|The Big Sleep (A Philip Marlowe Novel)||
One of the inspirations to the Coen Bros THE BIG LEBOWSKI.
The family dynamics in the work are epic.
|Linda Goodman's Love Signs: A New Approach to the Human Heart||
May seem silly but this is the ultimate character and relationship study. I often refer to it when I need a model for character interactions.
|Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting||
My 1st screenwriting book.
|20 Master Plots: And How to Build Them||
A good reference to get your story started.
|The Screenwriter's Bible: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script||
There are some plot break-down templates that still use to this day.
|Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need||
A modern take on Syd Field's book Screenplay.