Dialogue Lib/E: The Art of Verbal Action for Page, Stage, and Screen
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About the Author
Robert McKee teaches his Story seminar to sold-out auditoriums in Los Angeles, New York, London, and film capitals throughout the world. A Fulbright Scholar, this award-winning film and television writer has also served as project and talent development consultant to major production companies such as TriStar and Golden Harvest Films. He lives in Los Angeles and Cornwall, England.
David Pittu is a two-time Tony nominee, and has narrated over 36 audiobooks, including Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, which earned an Audie for literary fiction and best male narrator. His other work includes The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides and An American Spy by Olen Steinhauer. Pittu has also read for Rick Riordan, Ann Rice, and Keigo Higashino, among others.Well-known for his work in theater, Pittu has appeared off-Broadway in LoveMusik and Is He Dead, for which he received his Tony nominations, as well as Parade, for which he earned a National Broadway Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He is also a writer, member, and director of the Atlantic Theater company. He lives in New York City.
McKee's DIALOGUE is a mother lode of insight and inspiration for any writer. His teachings have changed my career and changed my life. Robert McKee is in a category of one.-- "Steven Pressfield, bestselling author of The Legend of Baggar Vance, The War of Art, and Gates of Fire"
DIALOGUE is a masterwork. There's nothing harder to teach. Now this book exists. McKee has written an essential book akin to The Elements of Style for all writers.-- "Margaret Nagle, winner of the Writer's Guild Award, Emmy, NAACP, Golden Globe, and Pen"
I used to think great dialogue couldn't be taught. You either had an ear for it or you didn't. That was before I read McKee's DIALOGUE. He's a wizard at explaining the unexplainable.-- "Sarah Treem, writer/producer, co-creator and showrunner of Golden Globe-winning TV Series The Affair, winner of the Writers Guild of America Award and Emmy Award nominee"
An essential purchase destined to be replaced over the years as generations of aspiring writers wear out the copies with extensive study.-- "Library Journal (Starred Review)"
Bob McKee's approach to writing dialogue, as with every other aspect of storytelling he has taught, reflects his great breadth of experience and mastery of his craft. Clear, precise, ad rich in insight, it will prove indispensable to both the aspiring writer and the seasoned professional.-- "Patrick McGrath, author of Asylum and Spider"
Writing dialogue is a challenging art. McKee's book DIALOGUE is a great tool for writers.-- "John Lasseter, chief creative officer, Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios"