In The Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, author Karl Iglesias has interviewed 14 top contemporary Hollywood screenwriters who offer their experience, insight, and advice to aspiring screenwriters everywhere. Added to basket. Mark Kermode.
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Scott Eyman. The Celestine Prophecy. James Redfield. Filmmaking For Dummies. Bryan Michael Stoller. Of Walking In Ice.
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