This books tells the truth about screenwriting. The writers featured are Oscar Winning screenwriters that understand the business of Hollywood and can tell you how they started and made it to the high echelon of this unappreciated field. Directors and actors are always mentioned for the greatness of a film and many don''t think about the creativeness of the writer. Without a script, the project will have no substance. William Goldman, Robert Benton, Ron Bass, Michael Blake, John Irving, Tom Schulman, Frank Pierson, Bo Goodman, Marc Norman, Alan Ball and Stephen Gaghan are all featured in this book. If you want to learn what it takes to make an award winning screenplay, read the stories from the major league of screenwriting.