Richard Walter was born on July 11, 1944, in New York City, New York, USA. He is a author recognized for Group Marriage (1972), The Cinematographer (1969), and The Production Manager (1969). He has been married to Patricia Sandgrund since 1967.
In 1988, he launched his first educational guide Screenwriting: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film and Television Writing (Plume). This was adopted a decade later (2000) by his debut novel Escape from Film School, which tells the sprightly story of a younger man who makes it in Hollywood with out ever leaving movie faculty.
Richard is without doubt one of the few OG writers who’ve studied and taught by the evolutive eras of screenplays and screenwriting in Hollywood. With his wealth of data, he launched his third and most up-to-date guide, Essentials of Screenwriting: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film and Television Writing. In this one, he shares the secrets and techniques of writing and promoting profitable screenplays for aspiring screenwriters.