Sell Your Story in A Single Sentence (Paperback)

Advice from the Front Lines of Hollywood

By Lane Shefter Bishop

Countryman Press, 9781581573688, 240pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2016

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Every writing project has one thing in common—they all start with a single sentence. Writers constantly struggle to answer this question: What is your story about?

Finally, a guide by a leading Hollywood insider who actually knows the answer—and now she shows you how to do it yourself! Lane Shefter Bishop, CEO of Vast Entertainment, explains the key to selling your screenplay, novel, or script. This comprehensive guide to opening career doors is the first of its kind, highlighting the tips and techniques for making your story stand out.   

From tips on character development to hints on points to avoid, Bishop covers all your bases when selling your story. 

About the Author

Lane Shefter Bishop is the CEO of Vast Entertainment, a book-to-screen adaptation company for television and film projects, Director-member of the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, her honors and awards include: An Emmy, a Telly, a Videographer Award, a Sherril C. Corwin Award, an Aurora Award, a New York Festivals Award and the DGA Fellowship Award for Episodic Television. She lives in Los Angeles, California.