March 26, 2019

Five koans of wisdom from the screenwriter of Blade Runner

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Melville House just published The Wall Will Tell You, a collection of meditations on the art of screenwriting by Hampton Fancher of Blade Runner fame. Written as a series of bite-sized meditations, it is a rare peek into the kind of singular mind that can translate a Philip K. Dick novel into film. The small selection highlighted below is but a sample of the kind of chops it takes.

 

 

Michael Barron is an editor at Melville House.

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