This is going to be a continually updated list of my top screenwriting and story books. Specifically, the ones in my office—you’ll see them behind my head in our course videos.

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However, I will only ever recommend books I genuinely love, have read myself, and keep on hand at all times.

Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting by Robert McKee

This is a big one. Robert McKee knows story.

To be continued.