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Save the Cat!® Goes Mythical: The Minotaur in the Labyrinth

By on October 11, 2019 in Genre, Tips and Tactics with 0 Comments
Save the Cat!® Goes Mythical: The Minotaur in the Labyrinth

The first of 10 Greek classics which easily fit each one of Blake’s 10 genres.

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Singing, Dancing, and Flamethrowing: The Parallels Between Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood and La La Land

By on September 5, 2019 in About the Beats, Genre, Today's Blog with 24 Comments
Singing, Dancing, and Flamethrowing: The Parallels Between <i>Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood</i> and <i>La La Land</i>

Blake Snyder’s methods of investigating narrative never fail to illuminate fundamental laws of storytelling.

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How Do You Choose Your Story’s Genre?

By on July 11, 2019 in Genre, Podcasts, Tools with 8 Comments
How Do You Choose Your Story’s Genre?

We help you take a closer look at your story ideas.

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Need a Screenplay Idea? Try This Game!

By on February 15, 2019 in Genre, Tips and Tactics, Tools with 13 Comments
Need a Screenplay Idea? Try This Game!

A way to come up with one idea after another

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The 7 Elements of a Viable Story Idea

By on February 1, 2019 in Genre, Success Stories, Today's Blog with 10 Comments
The 7 Elements of a Viable Story Idea

What makes a story premise that’s truly worth writing.

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Make Your Horror Script Resonate: Bringing Your A Game to Your B Story

By on April 27, 2018 in About the Beats, Genre, Tips and Tactics, Tools
Make Your Horror Script Resonate: Bringing Your A Game to Your B Story

The role of A Quiet Place‘s B Story.

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

By on November 10, 2017 in About the Beats, Genre, Tips and Tactics
<i> Save the Cat!®</i> and the Upside Down of <i>Stranger Things</i>

How good structure works.

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Discovering Your Theme Through Genre – Part 2

By on August 11, 2017 in Genre, Tips and Tactics, Tools
Discovering Your Theme Through Genre – Part 2

Understand how you can guide your characters.

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Discovering Your Theme Through Genre – Part 1

By on August 4, 2017 in Genre, Tips and Tactics, Tools
Discovering Your Theme Through Genre – Part 1

Guide your characters towards discovering the theme of their story in a natural way.

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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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