Summary: The author discusses what she learned about being a good writer and editor from trying to adapt her three novels into screenplays. One novel, 8 Days a Week, is included, fully adapted into both a screenplay and a stage play, for anyone who wishes to read the original and the adaptation side by side to learn better.
Summary: Covers various aspects of the craft, practice, and profession of writing, for beginners to professional writers, in a three-year process. Written by an author of several books. It is not meant to be fully-comprehensive, but rather an outline to follow over three years, listing many of the areas one must cover to succeed as a writer.