The Screenwriter's Notebook
In The Screenwriter’s Notebook: Reflections, Analyses and Chalk Talks on the Craft and Business of Writing for the Movies, Bill Mesce, Jr. shares his unique personal experiences and intriguing insights as a screenwriter and teacher of this subject. While extremely helpful to wannabe screenwriters and people already working in this field, the book boasts considerable appeal for film critics and for avid movie fans like me.
It’s highly entertaining and packed with details about all kinds of movies. I want to read it again!
Mesce’s fascinating new book motivated me to write the poem below.
This “Screenwriter’s Notebook” – what a treat!
For true insight it can’t be beat.
Not just for wannabe script scribes.
It can enrich movie fans lives.
Packed with humor and lots of facts.
There’s nothing that this Notebook lacks.
Published by Serving House Books 2020, The Screenwriter’s Notebook is now available on Amazon.
Bill Mesce, Jr. is a prolific award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction as well as a produced screenwriter and playwright. Among his numerous books about cinema are the titles below.
The Rules of Screenwriting and Why You Should Break Them
The Wild Bunch: The American Classic That Changed Westerns Forever
Overkill: The Rise and Fall of Thriller Cinema
Listen to my fun and enlightening interview with Bill Mesce about the changing nature of Hollywood movies by clicking here.