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    Todd Klick

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Something Startling Happens: The 120 Story Beats Every Writer Needs to Know

by: Todd Klick

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Keep your audience on the line.
Permanently.
This clever book reveals the 120 minute-by-minute story genome that unites all successful films. It shows you — like no other book has before — what makes great movies tick.
Get the structural skinny on what made these and over 40 other movies successful: Star Wars, Forrest Gump, Being John Malkovich, The Godfather, Rashomon, Halloween, Jaws, Juno, Knocked Up, The Matrix, Pulp Fiction, and Spider-Man.

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Todd Klick is the #1 best-selling author of Something Startling Happens: The 120 Story Beats Every Writer Needs to Know. Todd is also a contributing author to the #1 best-selling Tarcher-Penguin book Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises from Today’s Best Writers and Teachers.
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About This Book
Overview
Keep your audience on the line.
Permanently.
This clever book reveals the 120 minute-by-minute story genome that unites all successful films. It shows you — like no other book has before — what makes great movies tick.
Get the structural skinny on what made these and over 40 other movies successful: Star Wars, Forrest Gump, Being John Malkovich, The Godfather, Rashomon, Halloween, Jaws, Juno, Knocked Up, The Matrix, Pulp Fiction, and Spider-Man.
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ISBN: 9781615930593
SKU: 52684512/Done
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publish Date: October 1, 2011
Page Count: 250

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    I tell writers to study movies and break down their structure. Klick has done this here, minute by minute. …an invaluable tool in building a professional career.

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    Klick demystifies the scriptwriting process and takes you on a beautiful journey into the thought process behind the moments that make a feature great.

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    With screenwriting students, one of the best exercises is to ‘beat’ out the story with them. This book is a catalyst for developing compelling and engaging screenplays.