The Marvel Cinematic Universe got its start 10 years ago! Check out my story breakdown of the one that started it all... Iron Man, at the Save the Cat! web site.
The truth is out there! Check out my beat sheet on the Save the Cat web site for an amazing X-Files episode.
In my years teaching English Language Arts, I've had the amazing opportunity of infusing the screenwriting tools of Save the Cat! into my lessons, giving students a powerful view of how stories are woven together.
I wrote an article on it that was accepted for publication by Something Better, the Missouri National Education Association's quarterly magazine. You can check it out here!
Check out my blog on why The Greatest Showman has struck a chord with audiences!
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I'm often so busy writing that I tend to forget to share the blog posts I've written for Save the Cat!
Here are a few links to some of the recent ones:
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Beat Sheet
Discovering Your Theme Through Genre: Part 1
Discovering Your Theme Through Genre: Part 2
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Beat Sheet
Borrowed Time Beat Sheet
Save the Cat! Goes to the Conferences
The Wizard of Oz Beat Sheet
Last week's Missouri Writer's Guild conference was a fantastic time of networking and learning.
I was fortunate enough to speak to a group of dedicated authors intent on developing their craft. The session, which focused on the basics of the Blake Snyder Beat Sheet present in the bestselling Save the Cat! books on screenwriting, offered a look at the important structural moments that should be present in every story.
For those excited to learn more about the tools and techniques of Save the Cat!, a new online workshop has launched that allows writers to delve deep into their work while applying the teachings. It's certainly worth the investment, and it will help you bring your stories to life!
Check out the beat sheet for the wonderful film A Monster Calls on the Save the Cat! web site.
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