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The Screenwriter’s Problem Solver

  • Paperback $17.00

    Feb 17, 1998 | 384 Pages

  • Ebook $12.99

    Sep 02, 2009 | 384 Pages

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With examples from Pulp Fiction, How to Make an American Quilt, The Shawshank Redemption, Crimson Tide, Broken Arrow…and more of Hollywood’s biggest hits

"The most sought-after screenwriting teacher in the world."—The Hollywood Reporter

"If I were writing screenplays…I would carry Syd Field around in my back pocket wherever I went."—Steven Bochco, writerproducerdirector, L.A. Law, NYPD Blue

"I based Like Water For Chocolate on what i learned in Syd’s books. Before, I always felt structure imprisoned me, but what I learned was structure really freed me to focus on the story."—Laura Esquivel

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