2 +10 Click below to read through our 20 topics on the business (and art) of self-publishing: Self-publishing: A step-by-step checklist Self-publishing books and e-books seems easier than ever before: Resources for distribution, sales outlets and knowledge of basic graphic design are plentiful while related expenses can be easily minimized. But the growing popularity of
1 00 Documentarians looking for funding at various stages of production may never have had so many options. Literally thousands of funds are available to help in getting documentaries started in pre-production or completing projects in post-production.We’ve whittled down the myriad of sources to seven that award funding in the pre-production part of the process.
00 Now that you’ve captured your idea, you can move on to writing the first draft of the story – unless you can’t. After all, the world you’re about to create will assuredly end up as something significantly more than is expressible in a few lines of text. The next consideration you’ll make, then, is…
Step 1. The Outline
No matter how many professional writers you ask about story outlines, each answer you get will be different. On one side of the spectrum of opinion is D., a friend who is an accomplished screenwriter, fiction writer and film critic: D. never writes down an outline, explaining this with “That would be like telling the story twice.”