Screenwriting Books "on my shelf"
These are all the books that you can find on my bookshelf (digital or literal). I have found each of these useful in different ways, but the bolded titles are ones I find myself coming back to again and again.
The Anatomy of Story by John Truby
Story by Robert McKee
Creating Character Arcs by K.M. Weiland
The Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri
The Negative Trait Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi
The Positive Trait Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi
The Writer’s Journey by Christopher Vogler
Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman
On Writing by Stephen King
Screenplay by Syd Field
The Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
Notes on Directing by Frank Hauser & Russell Reich
Directing Actors by Judith Weston