Are you ready to move


You've set up the adventure of your book in Act I (Course 1).

Now you're ready to move into the Special World of Act II, where your protagonist will Develop a Plan, Gather a Team, Train for Battle, Face Tests, Bond with Allies and a Lover. You'll create magical Setpiece Scenes to give your reader/audience the Experience of your Genre... and bring your hero/ine and your reader to the cliffhanger of the Midpoint.

Stealing Hollywood

I’d already written fifteen novels by the time I met Alex and discovered her unique approach to structuring fiction. She changed my entire writing process for the better. I couldn’t live without my three-act storyboard! Alex is a gifted and generous teacher and author, and Stealing Hollywood is a must-have book for new and seasoned writers alike.

—International bestselling author

Diane Chamberlain

Screenwriting Tricks
for Authors

Sokoloff is a generous mentor with the gifted ability to address a storyteller’s practical concerns while encouraging artistic integrity and every author’s unique voice. Recommended without reservation.

—Vicki Pettersson, bestselling author of the Sign of the Zodiac series

Writing Love

Believe it or not, story-telling is an art as well as a craft, and

Alex Sokoloff’s Stealing Hollywood is the owner’s manual that belongs in every writer’s toolkit. Alex dissects the elements of story-telling with clarity, wit and wisdom. Don’t thank me—buy the damn book!

—Mary Kay Andrews

New York Times bestselling author of Ladies’ Night and Summer Rental

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