Got High Concept

Author: Lori Wilde
Publisher: Wildepublishing
ISBN: 0615707246
Release Date: 2013-08
Genre:

Do you want to razzle-dazzle editors? Earn a bigger advance? Create media buzz for your book? Inspire Hollywood to come knocking? The way to achieve these goals is to come up with a dynamic high concept pitch that will knock the socks of editors and agents alike. This workshop is designed to provide you with the tools you'll need to mold your story idea into an intriguing one sentence pitch that can magically unlock closed doors. It's simply the most effective way to capture a publisher's interest. This is the perfect opportunity for you to learn how to craft a high concept pitch to sell your book. This book will cover the following topics 1. A step-by-step method for creating a high concept. 2. First aid for low concept books 3. Ways to make a high concept even better 4. Where to find high concept ideas 5. How to think like a high concept writer 6. Creativity and brainstorming exercises 7. Hints and tips from top industry insiders

Dynamic Psychology in Modernist British Fiction

Author: G. Johnson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230288072
Release Date: 2005-10-06
Genre: Psychology

Dynamic Psychology in Modernist British Fiction argues that literary critics have tended to distort the impact of pre-Freudian psychological discourses, including psychical research, on Modern British Fiction. Psychoanalysis has received undue attention over a more typical British eclecticism, embraced by now-forgotten figures including Frederic Myers and William McDougall. This project focuses on the Edwardian novelists most fully engaged by dynamic psychology, May Sinclair, and J.D. Beresford, but also reconsiders Arnold Bennett and D.H. Lawrence. The book concludes by demonstrating Woolf's subtle assimilation of pre-Freudian discourse.

Key Concepts in Modernist Literature

Author: Julian Hanna
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137021366
Release Date: 2008-11-24
Genre: Literary Criticism

Introducing the dynamic study of a literary period stretching from 1900 to the Second World War, the book reflects the exciting mix of European avant-garde, writers of the Harlem Renaissance and regional voices within Britain. Three distinct sections explore the major concepts, themes and issues that characterise the literature.

Handbook of Critical Criminology

Author: Walter S. DeKeseredy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135192808
Release Date: 2011-10-27
Genre: Social Science

The Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology explores the most-up-to-date empirical, theoretical, and political contributions made by critical criminologists around the world. In addition to including cutting edge, original contributions made by many leading experts in the field, this book is specifically designed to be a comprehensive resource for students, faculty, policy makers, and practitioners.

Cinema Studies The Key Concepts

Author: Susan Hayward
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134587902
Release Date: 2002-01-04
Genre: Social Science

In this second edition essential guide some 150 key genres, movements, theories and production terms are explained and analysed with depth and clarity.

True Fiction

Author: Peter Kloos
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015024929708
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Anthropology


Tourism Management

Author: Arch G. Woodside
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 9781845933234
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

This book provides in-depth empirical reports on specific topics within five general areas of tourism management and marketing: (1) scanning and sense making; (2) planning; (3) implementing; (4) evaluating actions/process and performance outcomes; and (5) administering. Offering descriptions, tools and examples of tourism management decision making, the book is useful for students in tourism and management and for tourism executives. It has 27 chapters and a subject index.

The NewMediaReader

Author: Noah Wardrip-Fruin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262232278
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Social Science

A sourcebook of historical written texts, video documentation, and working programs that form the foundation of new media. This reader collects the texts, videos, and computer programs--many of them now almost impossible to find--that chronicle the history and form the foundation of the still-emerging field of new media. General introductions by Janet Murray and Lev Manovich, along with short introductions to each of the texts, place the works in their historical context and explain their significance. The texts were originally published between World War II--when digital computing, cybernetic feedback, and early notions of hypertext and the Internet first appeared--and the emergence of the World Wide Web--when they entered the mainstream of public life. The texts are by computer scientists, artists, architects, literary writers, interface designers, cultural critics, and individuals working across disciplines. The contributors include (chronologically) Jorge Luis Borges, Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, Ivan Sutherland, William S. Burroughs, Ted Nelson, Italo Calvino, Marshall McLuhan, Jean Baudrillard, Nicholas Negroponte, Alan Kay, Bill Viola, Sherry Turkle, Richard Stallman, Brenda Laurel, Langdon Winner, Robert Coover, and Tim Berners-Lee. The CD accompanying the book contains examples of early games, digital art, independent literary efforts, software created at universities, and home-computer commercial software. Also on the CD is digitized video, documenting new media programs and artwork for which no operational version exists. One example is a video record of Douglas Engelbart's first presentation of the mouse, word processor, hyperlink, computer-supported cooperative work, video conferencing, and the dividing up of the screen we now call non-overlapping windows; another is documentation of Lynn Hershman's Lorna, the first interactive video art installation.

Introducing Translation Studies

Author: Jeremy Munday
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135198190
Release Date: 2009-05-07
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This textbook provides an accessible overview of the key contributions to translation theory. Each chapter explores a new theory and approaches are tested by applying them to texts from a range of languages, with English translations provided.

The Cinema of James Cameron

Author: James Clarke
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231850629
Release Date: 2014-09-16
Genre: Performing Arts

This timely volume explores the massively popular cinema of writer-director James Cameron. It couches Cameron's films within the evolving generic traditions of science fiction, melodrama, and the cinema of spectacle. The book also considers Cameron's engagement with the aesthetic of visual effects and the 'now' technology of performance-capture which is arguably moving a certain kind of event-movie cinema from photography to something more akin to painting. This book is explicit in presenting Cameron as an authentic auteur, and each chapter is dedicated to a single film in his body of work, from The Terminator to Avatar. Space is also given to discussion of Strange Days as well as his short films and documentary works.