Save the Cat!: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need

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Here's what started the phenomenon: the best seller, for over 15 years, that's been used by screenwriters around the world! Blake Snyder tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. "Save the Cat" is just one of many ironclad rules for making your ideas more marketable and your script more satisfying, including: The four elements of every winning logline The seven immutable laws of screenplay physics The 10 genres that every movie ever made can be categorized by -- and why they're important to ...

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Glenn C

Aug 15, 2013

A NEW SWIPE AT AN OLD TOPIC!

I've read several books on this topic, and this one is the best. It's easy to read and understand. The main points are supported by documentation or examples. Plus, there simple exercises to emphasis what he's teaching. It gives you the why behind the importance of each element. And it's done in a fun way by a movie insider.
Finally, I would say the instructions could easily be applied to short stories or novels with positive results. There is a universal truth affixed to these story telling tenets that is profound and useful to all writers.

katmac

Aug 14, 2009

Save the Cat saved me

Wow!!! What a relief that there are people out there who are willing to share their knowledge. Great book, great ideas, simple and easy to read.

Weevil

Nov 5, 2007

A must have for aspiring Screenwriters

This is a great tool! I was in the dark about writing screenplays but now, thanks to Blake Snyder, I am on my way to success. Do not write you next screenplay before reading his book.

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