Visual Storytelling Bibliography

Bibliography | Visual Storytelling Course



  1. A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation – Noah Lukeman
  2. Character and Conflict – Mark Axelrod
  3. Comedy Writing – Jenny Roche
  4. Crafty Screenwriting: Writing Movies That Get Made – Alex Epstein
  5. The Character Creation Kit – Amanda Patterson
  6. Four Screenplays: Studies in the American Screenplay – Syd Field
  7. How to Make Money Scriptwriting – Julian Friedmann
  8. Madame Bovary, C’est Moi– Andre Bernard
  9. Pitching Hollywood: How to Sell Your TV Show and Movie Ideas -Jonathan Koch and Robert Kosberg
  10. Real Screenwriting: Strategies and Stories from the Trenches– Ronald Suppa
  11. Hooked On Writing – Amanda Patterson
  12. Screenwriting For Dummies – L Schellhardt
  13. Screenwriting From the Soul: Letters to an Aspiring Screenwriter – Richard Krevolin
  14. Screenwriting: Step by Step – Wendy J Henson
  15. Style: An Anti-Textbook – Richard A Lanham
  16. Teach Yourself Screenwriting – Raymond G Frensham
  17. The Art of Screenwriting Simplified: The Most Comprehensive Guide for Film and Television – Willie E Mason
  18. The Key – James N Frey
  19. The Screenwriter’s Bible– Dave Trottier
  20. The Screenwriter’s Handbook – Barry Turner
  21. The Script – Anthony Ehlers
  22. Walking on Eggshells – G E De Villiers
  23. What Happens Next?: An Introduction to Screenwriting – Charles Deemer
  24. Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life – Natalie Goldberg
  25. Writer’s Guide to Hollywood Producers, Directors, and Screenwriters
  26. Writers Write – Amanda Patterson
  27. Writers Write 2 – by Amanda Patterson
  28. Writing the Killer Treatment: Selling Your Story Without a Script – Michael Halperin
  29. Writing Screenplays That Sell– Michael Hauge
  30. Writing Television Comedy – Jerry Ranow
  31. Writing Television Sitcoms – Evan S Smith
  32. Writing Treatments That Sell– Kenneth Atchity and Chi-Li Wong
  33. You Can Write a Mystery – Gillian Roberts


  1. – National Film and Video Foundation, SA
  2. – Internet Movie Data Base
  3. – Platform for writers to pitch stories and ideas
  4. – Industry Standard Screenwriter’s Software
  5. – fun villians website, with bios
  6. – the entymology of names 


  1. Script – a bi-monthly magazine
  2. Hollywood Reporter – an industry newspaper
  3. Variety – an industry newspaper

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Posted on: 25th May 2020