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Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats – Part One

Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats – Part One

By on January 22, 2016 in Podcasts, Tools with 2 Comments

Blake Snyder describes his first seven beats, plus Final Image.

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Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on Your Pitch and Logline

Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on Your Pitch and Logline

By on November 13, 2015 in Podcasts, Tools with 2 Comments

Your idea — and how to express it in an effective pitch and logline

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Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on <i>Tootsie</i>

Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on Tootsie

By on August 14, 2015 in Podcasts, Tools

The thesis world of Act One vs. the upside-down world of Act Two

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Why Your Hero Is Your Hero

Why Your Hero Is Your Hero

How you must set up your hero to transform.

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Blog

Cat Saves Worms

Cat Saves Worms

By on January 8, 2016 in Today's Blog with 10 Comments

Save the Cat‘s very own John “J.J.” Austrian has written something very special.

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Best of Blake’s Blogs: Blake’s Last Blog

Best of Blake’s Blogs: Blake’s Last Blog

By on January 1, 2016 in Today's Blog with 1 Comment

The most important thing to do is to love what you’re doing.

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Movie Pitch Pro: The Right Pitch, To The Right People
Sometimes, <I>It Is</I> Brain Surgery

Sometimes, It Is Brain Surgery

By on October 9, 2015 in Success Stories, Today's Blog

A funny man grabs an opportunity to become a better writer.

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Success Stories

<i>Another</i> Book Sale for Jessica Brody!

Another Book Sale for Jessica Brody!

By on October 27, 2015 in Success Stories

Delacorte has bought Jessica’s Addie Montgomery’s Shortcut to Growing Up.

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2 Film Options for Alyson Noel

2 Film Options for Alyson Noel

By on October 13, 2015 in Success Stories

Check out our good friend’s 2 options to major producers.

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Do the Right Thing… Whatever That Is

Do the Right Thing… Whatever That Is

Novelist Kristan Higgins on feeling your character’s pain.

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Lilla Zuckerman <I>Suits</I> Episode Airing

Lilla Zuckerman Suits Episode Airing

By on July 22, 2015 in Success Stories

Congrats to Lilla and her sister Nora on their latest episode.

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Consultations and Coverage

Save the Cat!® for Novelists – Personal Consultations

By on February 28, 2015 in Consultations & Analysis, Novel Writing
Save the Cat!® for Novelists – Personal Consultations

Using Blake Snyder’s beat sheet, she’s sold 11 books. Now Jessica Brody wants to help you.

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Beat Sheet Consultations & Script Coverage

By on October 25, 2007 in Consultations & Analysis
Beat Sheet Consultations & Script Coverage

Our Master Cats! can discuss and analyze any aspect of a project you’re working on, including your title, logline, and beat sheet — and provide script coverage according to the Save the Cat! principles.

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Other Recent Posts

Rocky Beat Sheet

By on December 4, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 9 Comments
<i>Rocky</i> Beat Sheet

In this corner: Blake’s 15 key beats.

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The Martian Beat Sheet

By on November 26, 2015 in Beat Sheet
<i>The Martian</i> Beat Sheet

See why the film, directed by Ridley Scott, is everything a book-to-film adaptation should be.

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The Day of the Doctor Beat Sheet

By on November 20, 2015 in Beat Sheet
<i>The Day of the Doctor </i>Beat Sheet

A brilliant example of plotting at its best.

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