Thursday, March 24, 2011

Screenwriting vs. Novel-Writing

Are you a novelist who's curious about screenwriting or a screenwriter considering a switch to prose?  We think two articles by Derek Haas would be of great interest to you.  As author of the novels The Silver Bear and Columbus, as well as co-writer of the screenplays 3:10 TO YUMA and WANTED, Haas has been on both sides of the fence.  Earlier this week, he offered enlightening insights about the differences between screenwriting and novel-writing in his guest posts for  

Check them out here:
About Derek Haas:
Derek Haas is the author of the bestselling novel THE SILVER BEAR and the Barry Award-nominated COLUMBUS.  Derek also co-wrote the screenplays for 3:10 TO YUMA, starring Russell Crowe and Christian Bale, and WANTED, starring James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, and Angelina Jolie.  His forthcoming film, THE DOUBLE, starring Richard Gere and Topher Grace, is directed by his screenwriting partner Michael Brandt and will be released in 2011.  He is also the creator and editor-in-chief of the acclaimed website Popcorn Fiction.  Derek lives in Los Angeles.

About Mulholland Books:
Mulholland Books is an imprint of Little, Brown and Company devoted to publishing the best in suspense fiction. Their website is intended to be a community hub for readers and writers of suspense, crime, mystery and thriller fiction to gather to discuss any and all topics related to the genre.

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