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  • TSL 360: The Number One Question with Robert McKee

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    Robert McKee is a creative writing instructor who is widely known for his popular Story Seminar, which has inspired thousands of screenwriters worldwide. He is the author of the best-selling book Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting.

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