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Selling Your Story In 60 Seconds by Michael Hauge

Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds

This renowned book has now helped countless writers and filmmakers overcome their fear of pitching and get their screenplays and manuscripts read by agents, editors and producers.

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Please note that the Kindle version of the book is only available through Amazon.

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About Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds Book and Kindle Editions

Whether on the telephone or at writers’ conferences, film festivals and pitch fests, writers repeatedly face the challenge of having only a minute or two to convince the people in power to read their work. Selling Your Story in 60 Second‘s proven approach to revealing the key commercial components of a story in a succinct, powerful way will insure that agents, producers or publishers will insist on seeing any writer’s screenplay or manuscript. Among the many insights included are:

  • The 8 Steps to a Powerful Pitch
  • The Cardinal Rule of Pitching
  • The 10 Essential Elements of Story
  • Designing a Marketing Plan
  • Pitching Other People’s Work

And much more, including “The Best Pitch I Ever Heard” : exclusive interviews with more than 40 top agents, publishers, film executives, novelists and screenwriters on what makes a successful pitch.

“Finally, someone’s got it right. Michael Hauge’s book is insightful and totally on the mark for anyone interested in pitching their screenplay. Write a screenplay, then read this book, and half the work is done.”

Syd FieldScreenwriter, Lecturer, Author: Screenplay; The Screenwriter's Workbook; The Screenwriter's Problem Solver

“I have made most of our sales – including Wedding Crashers – by pitching. I wish Michael Hauge’s method had been around when I was starting out—it would have saved me most of the humiliation, and some of the stuttering.”

Bob FisherScreenwriter: Wedding Crashers; We're the Millers; Creator, Executive Producer: Sirens

“Props to Michael Hauge, who once again advances his timeless insights, this time into perhaps the most under-utilized tool in the professional writer’s war chest: the telephone pitch. Armed with his savvy methods, you’ll commandeer the meaningful consideration you and your work deserve.”

Diane CairnsProducer; Screenwriter; Former Senior VP: ICM; former Senior VP of Production, Universal Pictures
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