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Could It Be a Movie?
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Ten Minutes To The Pitch
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The Hollywood Standard
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I liked It, Didn't Love It
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The Screenwriter's Manual
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How to Write a Screenplay

Author Mark Schwartz's credits include a stint as story editor for MGM and head of story and development for such films as, The Last Emperor, and When Harry Met Sally. As a screenwriter, he's worked on more than a dozen feature films, including, Little Men, and Star Quest, for which he won the Golden Scroll Award from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror. His films are shown regularly on HBO, Showtime, Lifetime and the Sci-Fi Channel. Schwartz also teaches screenwriting for UCLA's Extensions Writer's Program.

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