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MOVIE MAGIC SCREENWRITER software
This is the program that I use. Very simple - I still haven't read the instruction book. When I first bought the program, I had sold a script and got an assignment - and decided to go from my macro to an actual screenwriting program. I went into The Writer's Store and asked for the easiest to use program they had, and that was MM. I started writing that assignment without ever reading the instruction book! One key stroke does *everything*. Automatically formats your script, putting character names, scene headings, and action in the appropriate places. It also has a character name list, so you only have to hit the first letter of any character's name and it automatically fills it in. The other great thing (at least for me) is that Movie Magic also makes the most used programs for budgeting and scheduling films - and all a producer has to do is import your script to the budgeting program! Makes it easier if your script is actually being produced. If you're looking for a screenwriting program, this is the one I recommend. Buy It!
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BOOKLETS & PRODUCTS
FIRST STRIKE BLUE BOOKS
Each Blue Book is 48 pages and focuses on a different aspect of screenwriting. Dialogue. Visual Storytelling. Your First Ten Pages. Act 2 Booster. Protagonists. Great Endings.
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THE SECRETS OF ACTION SCREENWRITING OUT OF PRINT!
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New class: CHARACTER FIRST!
Bill's Big 2 day London class comes to:
* Hong Kong! - October 24 & 25, 2009!
Hundreds of techniques to improve your writing, focusing on theme, character, creativity, ideas, pacing... more!
MY OTHER SITES
B MOVIE WORLD
Cult Films, Exploitation, Bikers & Women In Prison, Monster Movies. NEW INTERVIEW!
FIRST STRIKE PRODUCTIONS
Producing my own scripts, investment possibilities, pipe dreams.
Thriller and Action Script Headquarters!
THE SCRIPT LIBRARY
Ever wonder what the scene looks like on the page? Read the script and find out!
The latest coming attractions from films new and old!
Every screenwriting book in the world!
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