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.
Number of Pages: 240 Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781474260077 Publication Date:20/10/2016 Listed in:Screenwriting techniques Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic