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Author of 200+ Books and 18 Feature Films Launches Courses on Turning Your Book or Script into a Film or Course
Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D., J.D. -- Author of Fifty Books Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D., J.D. -- Author of Fifty Books
Lafayette, CA
Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Turn Your Book or Script into a Film and Turn Your Book Into a Course
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           After writing and publishing over 200 books, 50+ with traditional publishers, and writing, producing 18 feature films and documentaries, and adapting dozens of books into films for other writers and herself, author Gini Graham Scott decided to share her knowledge with a series of books and courses.  To this end, she has written two books and turned them into courses: Turn Your Book or Script into a Film and Turn Your Book into a Course.

            Besides sharing this invaluable information on how to do it, the courses feature a unique approach of combining narration with photos or videos and music, so the course is like a short documentary film.  It's an approach that is especially ideal for book authors who may not be public speakers, since they can hire a narrator or use AI to turn their book into a narration.

            While the books are available for purchase on Amazon, the courses offer additional perks, including some consulting and coaching and a review of some of the material the author has written, so that a course for $47 has a value of $325.  The courses are offered through Sam Cart at the following links.

Turn Your Book or Script into a Film


Turn Your Book into a Course


     If you want to know more about the books and the courses based on them, here are the book descriptions on Amazon for both books:

     Turn Your Book or Script into a Film provides the key steps for developing your book or script into a film. Part I discusses assessing whether your book or script should be turned into a film or film series. Then, Part II deals with how to develop a film from your book or script and pitch it to film producers and agents. The chapters cover these topics:

  • Assessing your book or script's film or series potential
  • Some examples of doing a book to film assessment
  • Using your book or film assessment as a guide
  • Creating a logline and synopsis
  • Creating a treatment
  • Creating a show bible
  • Creating a sizzle reel
  • Writing a script or script sample
  • Pitching your film to producers and agents
  • Raising funds through sponsors and investors to produce your own film

The Amazon Link is: https://www.amazon.com/Turn-Your-Book-Script-into/dp/1956503129

       Turn Your Book into a Course provides a step-by-step guide for creating a course using a voice-over narration, along with photos and video clips to illustrate what you are saying. It describes these key steps, which you can do yourself or hire professionals as needed.

  • Deciding on the chapters to be included in your course,
  • Creating an introductory overview and free preview,
  • Turning the chapters of your book into a narration script,
  • Selecting the photos or video clips to go with the narration,
  • Recording the narration yourself or hiring a narrator,
  • Selecting the music for your video,
  • Creating PDFs and JPGs of other course materials,
  • Combining the files for each lesson into a video

Then, you are ready to set up your course in a dedicated course platform or on your website and begin marketing it to enroll students.

The Amazon Link is: https://www.amazon.com/Turn-Your-Course-Step-Step/dp/B09LGW589S

       The author of these books and courses, GINI GRAHAM SCOTT, PhD, JD, is a nationally known writer, consultant, speaker, and seminar leader, specializing in business and work relationships, professional and personal development, social trends, popular culture, science, and crime. She has published over 50 books with major publishers. She is the founder of Changemakers Publishing, featuring 150+ books on work, business, psychology, self-help, and social trends. She has worked with dozens of clients on self-help, business books, memoirs, and film scripts.

       She developed her expertise in films after 5 years as a producer of over 60 short films, working through organizations like the Berkeley Community Media, Making Films Throughout the Bay Area, and Scary Cow.  Then, about 15 years ago,  she lived in L.A. for two years from 2008-2009, learning about the film business, and as a result, she teamed up with a production team in 2014 and together they have made 18 films together through Changemakers Productions and Dear Skyyler Productions.  The films include the feature films Driver and Deadly Infidelity, both available through Amazon, and a series of documentaries: Me, My Dog, and I; Rescue Me; New Age of Aging; When Love Goes Bad, Courage to Continue, Surviving Change, and more.  Next up are some films about love in a near future of social turmoil: Reversal, American Reversal, and In Reverse, and a horror film.  The producer team has been exhibitors at the last two American Film Markets in 2020 and 2021. 

Her own website for publishing and writing is at


For more information:

Karen Andrews

Executive Assistant to Gini Graham Scott

Changemakers Publishing and Writing

San Ramon, CA 94583 . (925) 804-6333  




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