"Books are fine if they inspire you to write. But learning to write from a book written by someone who is dissecting screenplays is a little like listening to demolitions experts to learn about architecture: They know how to take things apart, but that doesn't mean they know how to build them. You can only really learn that by doing. So do it. A lot. Get scripts of your favorite movies or TV shows, read them, learn their format, then write your own."
-Alec Berg, Writer/Producer/Director: Silicon Valley, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm