CWC Ep12: Adapting Novels to Screenplays

Do you ever consider taking your books or someone else’s book and adapting them into screenplays? In this episode, Justin, Stephan, and Kevin discuss what it takes to adapt a book, where failures can come in, and what they’ve appreciated about some popular books that have become movies (including Ender’s Game and The Hunger Games).

How do you convey the meat of the story, and stay true to it?

What is the essence of the story?

Listen for the discussion of these questions and more!

Links:

Garret Robinson’s Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheGarrettRobinson

This week’s Audiobook of the week: Creative Writing Career. Get it for #free onAudibleTrial.com/CreativeWritingCareer.

Justin’s iBooks exclusive trilogy (the first book is Allie Strom and the Ring of Solomon)

Kevin’s book Evergreen, that would be an awesome book to try to adapt (hint hint, listener).

 

Check out the podcast on iTunes, where you can leave a review!

And don’t forget to check out the books, Creative Writing Career and its sequel!

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