Writing the Romantic Comedy

Romantic comedies have delighted filmgoers – and challenged screenwriters – since Hollywood’s Golden Age. Whether you’re a first time screenwriter, or an intermediate marooned in the rewriting process, this thoroughly charming and insightful guide to the basics of crafting a winning script will take you step by step from “cute meet” all the way to “joyous defeat.” You’ll learn the screenwriting secrets behind some of the funniest scenes ever written; how to create characters and dialogue that set the sparks flying; why some bedroom scenes sizzle and others fall flat; and much more. Writing the Romantic Comedy features case studies drawn from beloved romantic comedies such as When Harry Met Sally, Annie Hall, Tootsie, and The Lady Eve, as well as field-tested writing exercises guaranteed to short-circuit potential mistakes and ensure inspiration.

Author: Billy Mernit

Price: €15.00

Paperback: 286 pages

Dimensions: 140 x 205 x 13mm

Available at Kixott’s Bookshop, Mosta

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