Lane Shefter Bishop’s book Sell Your Story in a Single Sentence: Advice from the Front Lines of Hollywood

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Lane Shefter Bishop’s book Sell Your Story in a Single Sentence: Advice from the Front Lines of Hollywood

You’ve written a story, now it’s time to sell it. But how? Sometimes, it just comes down to a single sentence.

Finally, a guide by a leading Hollywood insider shows you how to effectively sell your screenplay, novel, or script. Her new book Sell Your Story in a Single Sentence became a best-seller before it was even released, and now it’s helping to open career doors.

From tips on character development to hints on points to avoid, Bishop covers all your bases when selling your story.

Practical, actionable, and the first of its kind, Bishop’s Sell Your Story in a Single Sentence addresses:

  • The three biggest mistakes people make when pitching their work
  • Why the logline is the writer’s most important asset—and why it’s more important than ever
  • How the art of crafting loglines can be used in all industries—business, marketing, public relations—not just in arts and entertainment
  • How to condense a work of more than 150 pages into a sentence of less than 50 words
  • The most powerful loglines she’s created in her career

Lane Shefter Bishop, author of Sell Your Story in a Single Sentence, is a multi-award winning producer and director who has received numerous accolades for her work, including an Emmy and six Telly Awards. She is CEO of Vast Entertainment, a book-to-screen company with numerous projects, including feature films for Fox 2000, Silver Pictures, CBS Films & Liongate, and TV films for Lifetime, as well as limited series and TV series works. Bishop is the former EVP of Motion Pictures & Television at TwinStar Entertainment and is currently partnered on all non-scripted programming with Bishop-Lyons Entertainment. She will direct the feature film “Dead By Midnight” this summer.

Bishop, who has a B.A. in literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MFA in production from USC’s School of Cinema/Television, has directed numerous television shows and six feature-length motion pictures. She is a director-member of the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She speaks at conferences worldwide every year.

Bishop can be found online at Vast Entertainment, Facebook, Twitter and at Sell it in a Sentence. Sell Your Story in a Single Sentence is available on Amazon, W.W. Norton, The Writers Store, and all major booksellers.


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