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Playwriting: From Formula to Form

Playwriting: From Formula to Form
Author: William M. Downs - Wright
ISBN 13: 9780155038615
ISBN 10: 155038613
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 1997-08-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $92.95

Structure is how a play logically fits together and can be archived through formula or form. To understand the complexities of structuring with form, the beginning playwright must first learn the fundamentals of formula. Covering everything in the playwriting process from the initial concept through production, PLAYWRITING: FROM FORMULA TO FORM presents a workable method for anyone interested in the craft. Exercises and techniques are presented to help students master the fundamental principles of good playwriting, giving them the freedom to be creative. Chapters on film and television writing as well as how to market a finished script and to select an agent, provide real world" information on surviving as a writer in today's market."