Robert Mukherjee's The Art of Screenplays is a working handbook for screenwriters with stories to tell. Addressing the key issues of creativity and craft, its aim is to connect with our natural understanding of story, to demystify the screenwriter's art, and to enable fresh, original and authentic writing. Working on the central premise that drama reflects nature, and screenplays simply echo life as we know it, the areasMukherjee discusses include: The Writer's Eye. How to gather, ferment and communicate Story; The Art of Action. Understanding Structure through observation; Who Am I? Delving into the levels of Characters; Vertical Structure. Say what you mean. Mean what you say; Speak The Speech. The art of not writing Dialogue.