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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 with 4 Comments
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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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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Beats-ing Writer’s Block

By on March 17, 2017 in Tips and Tactics, Tools
Beats-ing Writer’s Block

Getting unstuck can be as simple as starting with a beat.

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Story Beats in the Songs: The Lyrics of Disney’s Moana

By on March 3, 2017 in About the Beats, Tools
Story Beats in the Songs: The Lyrics of Disney’s <i>Moana</i>

How lyrics provide beats.

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Save the Cat!® Podcats: The All Is Lost Beat Test

<i>Save the Cat!®</i> Pod<i>cats</i>: The All Is Lost Beat Test

How to use the story beat to crack your own story.

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Save the Cat!® Podcats: Interview with Screenwriter Marc Haimes

By on February 3, 2017 in Podcasts, Tools
<i>Save the Cat!®</i> Pod<i>cats</i>: Interview with Screenwriter Marc Haimes

The writer of Kubo and the Two Strings on creativity and the writing process.

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The Save the Cat!® Android app – Now Available on Google Play

By on January 26, 2017 in Tools
The <i>Save the Cat!®</i> Android app – Now Available on Google Play

Whenever your creative juices start flowing, you’ll have this revolutionary app — based on Blake Snyder’s best-selling books and software — at your fingertips.

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Save the Cat!® Podcats: Does Your Hero Have to Transform?

<i>Save the Cat!®</i> Pod<i>cats</i>: Does Your Hero Have to Transform?

Defining transformation.

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Save the Cat!® Podcats: Choosing Your Genre

By on January 6, 2017 in Genre, Podcasts, Tools
<i>Save the Cat!®</i> Pod<i>cats</i>: Choosing Your Genre

How to use Blake Snyder’s 10 genres to develop your story.

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Save the Cat!® Podcats: Your Theme Stated

<i>Save the Cat!®</i> Pod<i>cats</i>: Your Theme Stated

How and when you use this beat.

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