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Blake Snyder’s “Best Book”: Save the Cat! Strikes Back

By on August 15, 2019 in About the Beats, Today's Blog with 0 Comments
Blake Snyder’s “Best Book”: <i>Save the Cat! Strikes Back</i>

I will never forget when Blake and I signed off on the galleys of his third book. It was almost 2:00 AM and our work was done… or so we thought.

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The True Story Behind Jamie Nash’s Novel, Nomad

The True Story Behind Jamie Nash’s Novel, <i>Nomad</i>

How Jamie Nash may have been the first Cat.

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Downloadable Beat by Beat Comparison of 6 Disney Animated Classics

By on June 13, 2019 in About the Beats, Beat Sheets with 3 Comments
Downloadable Beat by Beat Comparison of 6 Disney Animated Classics

Download a colorful beats chart.

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From Screenplay to Novel… and Back Again!

From Screenplay to Novel… and Back Again!

Consider both the reader’s and the viewer’s journeys.

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Downs, Bruno, and Yates’ Graphic Novel Is Published

Downs, Bruno, and Yates’ Graphic Novel Is Published

Inspired by Blake Snyder.

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Our Screenplay Challenge Winner!

By on May 24, 2019 in About the Beats, Success Stories with 5 Comments
Our Screenplay Challenge Winner!

We are proud to present our first ever winner.

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Announcing Our Screenplay Challenge Finalists!

By on May 9, 2019 in About the Beats, Success Stories with 13 Comments
Announcing Our Screenplay Challenge Finalists!

The top 5!

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3 Valuable Lessons from Our Script Challenge

By on April 4, 2019 in About the Beats, Podcasts, Tools with 8 Comments
3 Valuable Lessons from Our Script Challenge

Master Cat Naomi Beaty reveals 3 things script readers look for.

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Thank You, Writers!

By on March 15, 2019 in About the Beats, Success Stories with 44 Comments
Thank You, Writers!

The same language the writer, the reader and the decision makers use

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All New Save the Cat! Software Is Here

By on March 15, 2019 in About the Beats, Today's Blog with 9 Comments
All New <i>Save the Cat!</i> Software Is Here

Now designed for film, TV and novel writers! It’s never been easier to organize, plot, and board your story.

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