Big Fat Paycheck: A Young Person's Guide to Writing for the Movies

Colton Lawrence, Author Bantam Books for Young Readers $8.99 (269p) ISBN 978-0-553-37600-5
Instructional texts offer tips for readers ready to jump tax brackets. Big Fat Paycheck: A Young Person's Guide to Writing for the Movies by Colton Lawrence doles out tips and traps for kids looking for their big break in screenwriting. Divided into five sections, the book covers the importance of writing and rewriting, as well as learning the proper format for writing scripts and acknowledging that ""Your first script is going to suck total butt."" Colton also explains how to ""shop"" a script to get the attention of Hollywood's movers and shakers.
Reviewed on: 05/01/2004
Release date: 05/01/2004
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Library Binding - 288 pages - 978-0-553-13122-2
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