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What Exactly Did Blake Snyder “Invent”?

By on July 6, 2018 in Today's Blog with 10 Comments
What Exactly Did Blake Snyder “Invent”?

Why have all the Save the Cat!® books been embraced by the screenwriting community?

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Our New Store Is Now Open!

By on May 17, 2018 in Today's Blog with 0 Comments
Our New Store Is Now Open!

Discover a host of Save the Cat! products and services.

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The Primal Call of The Greatest Showman

By on March 9, 2018 in About the Beats, Today's Blog with 4 Comments
The Primal Call of <i>The Greatest Showman</i>

Is the sense of having a purpose in life the key to the film’s success?

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Dying Is Easy. Comedy Is Hard.

By on February 9, 2018 in Today's Blog with 5 Comments
Dying Is Easy. Comedy Is Hard.

Why do the Oscars® show so little respect for comedy?

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New In-Person Weekend Intensive Screenwriting Workshops Announced

By on February 2, 2018 in About the Beats, Today's Blog with 0 Comments
New In-Person Weekend Intensive Screenwriting Workshops Announced

Create your story’s beats.

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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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Poetry As Storytelling – An STC! Analysis of Billy Collins’ Forgetfulness

By on December 8, 2017 in Beat Sheets, Rites of Passage, Today's Blog with 5 Comments
Poetry As Storytelling – An <i>STC!</i> Analysis of Billy Collins’ <i>Forgetfulness</i>

See how a poem hits the beats.

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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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Save the Cat!® Goes to the Conferences

By on July 2, 2017 in Today's Blog
<i>Save the Cat!®</i> Goes to the Conferences

What happens when students are taught a common language.

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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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