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Re-Discovered Blake Snyder Interview!

By on December 29, 2017 in About the Beats, Today's Blog with 7 Comments
Re-Discovered Blake Snyder Interview!

“Hear” Blake Snyder’s unique voice.

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Save the Cat!® and the Upside Down of Stranger Things

By on November 10, 2017 in About the Beats, Genre, Today's Blog with 0 Comments
<i> Save the Cat!®</i> and the Upside Down of <i>Stranger Things</i>

How good structure works.

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Using the Beats for Series Planning and Creating Distinctive Characters

By on September 15, 2017 in About the Beats, Novel Writing, Tools
Using the Beats for Series Planning and Creating Distinctive Characters

An author needed a structural tool.

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5 Ways Save the Cat!® Saved Me During the Writing (and Making) of My First Feature

5 Ways <i>Save the Cat!®</i> Saved Me During the Writing (and Making) of My First Feature

Some advice and laughs from Daisy Aitkens

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Why Audiences of All Ages Respond to Primal Themes

By on June 9, 2017 in About the Beats, Today's Blog
Why Audiences of All Ages Respond to Primal Themes

How to make your stories resonate.

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The Impact of Character Transformation in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

By on May 19, 2017 in About the Beats, Tools
The Impact of Character Transformation in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i>

See how a tale of transformation enchants.

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New January Class Just Added! Make 2018 the Year of Your Script. Check Out Testimonials and Free Sample Session!

By on May 1, 2017 in About the Beats
New January Class Just Added! Make 2018 the Year of <i>Your</i> Script. Check Out Testimonials and Free Sample Session!

Start with an idea and receive personal feedback every week for five weeks as you develop your 15 story beats.

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Turn the Beats Around

By on April 21, 2017 in About the Beats, Tools
Turn the Beats Around

The beat sheet can be a testament to your ability to challenge yourself.

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Master Cat! Summit: Naomi Beaty Interviews Salva Rubio

By on April 14, 2017 in About the Beats, Today's Blog
Master Cat! Summit: Naomi Beaty Interviews Salva Rubio

Learn from our new book.

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Save the Cat!® Goes to the Indies Is Now On Sale

By on March 24, 2017 in About the Beats, Genre, Today's Blog
<i>Save the Cat!® Goes to the Indies</i> Is Now On Sale

See how other writers have tackled the same challenges you’re facing.

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