Here are the books we consider essential for every screenwriter. Please, read them, and re-read them.

HOLLYWOOD CREATIVE DIRECTORY

studio contacts, production companies, TV shows

THE PERFECT PITCH : HOW TO SELL YOURSELF AND YOUR MOVIE IDEA TO HOLLYWOOD by Ken Rotcop

HERO WITH A THOUSAND FACES (Mythos Books) by Joseph Campbell

THE POWER OF MYTH by Joseph Campbell

THE WRITERS JOURNEY by Christopher Vogler

THE ART OF DRAMATIC WRITING by Lajos Egri

THE SCREENWRITERS BIBLE by David Trottier

MAKING A GOOD SCRIPT GREAT by Linda Seger

CREATING UNFORGETTABLE CHARACTERS by Linda Seger

STORY by Robert McKee

SCREENPLAY by Syd Field

CRAFTY SCREENWRITING by Alex Epstein

ADVENTURES IN THE SCREEN TRADE by William Goldman

THE TOOLS OF SCREENWRITING by David Howard

THE WHOLE PICTURE by Richard Walter

SCREENWRITING 434 by Lew Hunter

POWERSCREENWRITING by Michael Chase Walker

CRAFTY SCREENWRITING by Alex Epstein

SCREENPLAY by Sid Field