Table of contents for Screenwriting for teens : the 100 principles of scriptwriting every budding writer must know / Christina Hamlett.

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Foreword
Introduction
Concept #1
Topic: Film Tells a Story Differently Than a Book or a Play
Concept #2
Topic: Classic Story Structure
Concept #3
Topic: A "Story" Is Not the Same Thing As a "Plot"
Concept #4
Topic: A Story's Content Determines Its Length
Concept #5
Topic: A Commercial Is the Ultimate Short
Concept #6
Topic: A Short Is Just a Slice of Life and Not a Whole Life Story
Concept #7
Topic: "Reel" Time Moves Differently Than "Real" Time
Concept #8
Topic: Casting Call
Concept #9
Topic: The Audience and the Box Office
Concept #10
Topic: Knowledge = Credibility
Concept #11
Topic: What Do You Want Your Film to Say?
Concept #12
Topic: Speaking the Language of Screenwriters
Concept #13
Topic: Linear versus Nonlinear Storytelling
Concept #14
Topic: Story Beats
Concept #15
Topic: A Theme Is the Glue That Holds Your Story Together
Concept #16
Topic: Relatable Characters Are What Give a Story an Audience
Concept #17
Topic: Relatable Characters Come From...Everywhere!
Concept #18
Topic: Compelling Ideas Come From...Everywhere Else!
Concept #19
Topic: Ideas That Work Best as Shorts 
Concept #20
Topic: A Conflict Is What Drives a Plot Forward
Concept #21
Topic: Show Us Who (and What) We're Rooting For
Concept #22
Topic: Substance versus Style: Who's in the Driver's Seat?
Concept #23
Topic: All Conflicts Derive from Reward, Revenge and Escape
Concept #24
Topic: Aiming for High Concept
Concept #25
Topic: Catchy Loglines
Concept #26
Topic: Synopses Shouldn't Read Like Book Reports
Concept #27
Topic: Location, Location, Location
Concept #28
Topic: Master Scenes
Concept #29
Topic: How to Be Multiple Places at Once
Concept #30
Topic: Conflict Is a Collision Course of Multiple Layers
Concept #31
Topic: A Conflict Is Ignited By an Inciting Incident
Concept #32
Topic: Objective Acceptance and Subjective Engagement
Concept #33
Topic: Action = Reaction
Concept #34
Topic: To Make a Conflict Convincing, the Opponents Need To Be Evenly Matched
Concept #35
Topic: When "Losing" Isn't an Option
Concept #36
Topic: A Conflict Can't Be Resolved Until the End of the Film
Concept #37
Topic: Surprise Is on Your Side
Concept #38
Topic: Conflict Grows Out of Character
Concept #39
Topic: Character Grows Out of Conflict
Concept #40
Topic: Character and Conflict Comprise the Hero's Journey
Concept #41
Topic: Crossing the Point of No Return
Concept #42
Topic: A Character Arc Is a Transformation
Concept #43
Topic: Heroes Aren't 100% Good; Villains Aren't 100% Bad
Concept #44
Topic: Sidekicks, Confidantes and Confederates
Concept #45
Topic: Ordinary Characters Need Extraordinary Situations
Concept #46
Topic: Extraordinary Characters Need Ordinary Situations
Concept #47
Topic: Hooks, Foreshadowing and Uh-Oh's
Concept #48
Topic: A Character Should Do More Than Just Take Up Space
Concept #49
Topic: Minor Characters Don't Need Major Introductions
Concept #50
Topic: Designer Genes
Concept #51
Topic: Names Should Be a Reflection of Character
Concept #52
Topic: A Character's Actions Say More Than His or Her Words
Concept #53
Topic: Sometimes the Audience Needs to Know More Than the Characters
Concept #54
Topic: Sometimes the Characters Needs to Know More Than the Audience
Concept #55
Topic: Motivation and Redemption
Concept #56
Topic: A Script Is No Place for Words That Just Ramble
Concept #57
Topic: Dining at the Speed of Light
Concept #58
Topic: Fancy Footwork and Fisticuffs
Concept #59
Topic: For "Reel" Talk to Sound "Real," You Need Vocal Variety 
Concept #60
Topic: Characters Shouldn't Use Dialogue to Explain Things to Each Other That They Already Know
Concept #61
Topic: Don't Use a Voice Over If a Visual Would Say Much More
Concept #62
Topic: Dreams and Flashbacks
Concept #63
Topic: Mood-Setting Montages
Concept #64
Topic: Save the Big Speeches for When They'll Really Count
Concept #65
Topic: Actors Should Never Be Left to Ad-Lib
Concept #66
Topic: What We See Isn't Always What We Get
Concept #67
Topic: Stereotypes and Character Reversals
Concept #68
Topic: Context + Subtext = Delivery
Concept #69
Topic: Always Keep the "Accent" on Readability
Concept #70
Topic: Every Story Needs a Point of View
Concept #71
Topic: First One In, Last One Out
Concept #72
Topic: Treatments
Concept #73
Topic: Splat! Hitting the Wall with Writer's Block
Concept #74
Topic: Genres Are to Film What Menus Are to Restaurants
Concept #75
Topic: The Perils of Genre Zeitgeist
Concept #76
Topic: Genre Dictates Structure
Concept #77
Topic: Genre Bling-Bling
Concept #78
Topic: Don't Switch Genres in Midstream
Concept #79
Topic: A Comedy Is Something That Makes Us Laugh
Concept #80
Topic: A Drama Is Something That Makes Us Sad, Mad, Disturbed or Contemplative
Concept #81
Topic: A Sci-Fi Film Takes Us Out of This World
Concept #82
Topic: A Western Film Is Always About a Showdown
Concept #83
Topic: A Fantasy Film Is a Ticket to All Things Magical
Concept #84
Topic: A Horror Film Will Make You Sleep with the Lights On
Concept #85
Topic: A Romance Is a Pas de Deux
Concept #86
Topic: A Thriller Keeps You Guessing from Start to Finish
Concept #87
Topic: Action/Adventure Films Are an "E' Ticket to Fun
Concept #88
Topic: Taking a Page from Real Life
Concept #89
Topic: The Magic of Animation
Concept #90
Topic: Music, Music, Music
Concept #91
Topic: Family Fare and Coming of Age
Concept #92
Topic: Genre Is a Reflection of Attitude and Intention
Concept #93
Topic: Elvis May Have Left the Building But His Heirs Are Alive and Kicking
Concept #94
Topic: Rules of the (Formatting) Game
Concept #95
Topic: Bulletproofing Your Script
Concept #96
Topic: What's Mine Is Mine
Concept #97
Topic: Screenwriting Competitions
Concept #98
Topic: Fast Pitch
Concept #99
Topic: Screenwriter's Etiquette
Concept #100
Topic: You Hate Me. You Really Hate Me
Filmography
Recommended Reading
About the Author

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Motion picture authorship.