The Story Book: A writers' guide to story development, principles, problem solving and marketing

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`Fantastic. A bible for writers.` Bookshelf Author, scriptwriter, story consultant and Ph.D scholar of narrative theory, David Baboulene, helps you to understand what makes stories that grip. With invaluable new thinking on subtext plus insights on story success from: Bob Gale: Legendary Hollywood scriptwriter and producer of the Back to the Future trilogy. Lee Child: 16 million Jack Reacher novels sold in 43 countries and 29 languages. Willy Russell: celebrated playwright and film maker of classics such as Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita, Blood Brothers... John Sullivan: television comedy writing legend - Only Fools and Horses, Citizen Smith, Just Good Friends... Simply a must-read for anyone wanting to understand how to turn ideas into stories that sell. “Receiving a publishing deal was a dream turned reality, and The Story Book helped me obtain this achievement. A practical, yet engaging guide, every writer should read. “David Baboulene is truly a master when it comes to the science behind storytelling.” Craig Hinde (Director). Here is what I have in my acknowledgment page: ‘David Baboulene—I did it and you’re a heck of a teacher!’ “ Kerri Cuevas — Author of Deadly Kisses.

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Fantastic. A bible for writers. --Bookshelf

A wonderful combination of technical knowledge combined with the recognition that story must come from the heart of the individual. --Lorraine Faulkner - Story Seminar Delegate

A fresh, crisp and incredibly user-friendly method for anyone in the business of story and script development - highly recommended. --Marion Pilowsky - Film Producer - Sleuth

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Dr. David Baboulene is a published author and academic, and a story consultant for publishers, corporations, film production companies and private clients.

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