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Save the Cat! Writes a Novel Is Now Available!

By on October 5, 2018 in About the Beats, Novel Writing, Today's Blog with 0 Comments
<i>Save the Cat! Writes a Novel</i> Is Now Available!

The 15 essential plot points that can make any novel a success

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A Heartfelt Thank You to Blake Snyder on the 9th Anniversary of His Death

A Heartfelt Thank You to Blake Snyder on the 9th Anniversary of His Death

To see with childlike eyes.

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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?

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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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