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The Hero Leads

By on April 26, 2016 in Tips and Tactics
The Hero Leads

You’ve gone out of your way to thoroughly plot your screenplay. But somehow you forgot to inform your lead.

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4 Tips for Writing a Better Hero:

By on April 19, 2016 in Tips and Tactics
4 Tips for Writing a Better Hero:

Here’s a nifty checklist to see if your hero needs more oomph!

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Blake Snyder’s Glossary of Genre Terms

By on March 18, 2016 in Genre, Tools
Blake Snyder’s Glossary of Genre Terms

Some key terms from Blake’s genre podcast are defined.

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Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Genres

By on March 11, 2016 in Podcasts, Tools
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Genres

The components of his story types

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Don’t Repeat!

By on March 10, 2016 in Tips and Tactics
Don’t Repeat!

From Blake’s friend, screenwriter and author Tracey Jackson.

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The Language of Save the Cat!® – 10 Key Terms

By on February 12, 2016 in Today's Blog
The Language of <i>Save the Cat!</i>® – 10 Key Terms

Definitions of terms Blake used in our recent podcasts.

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

By on February 5, 2016 in Podcasts, Tools
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats – Part Three

Bad Guys Close In and more

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

By on January 29, 2016 in Podcasts, Tools
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats – Part Two

Fun & Games and the Midpoint

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

By on January 22, 2016 in Podcasts, Tools
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats – Part One

The first seven beats

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

By on January 1, 2016 in Today's Blog
Best of Blake’s Blogs: Blake’s Last Blog

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

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