Jamie Nash is the author of Save the Cat! Writes for TV and the Save the Cat! Beat Sheet Workbook. Jamie has written and sold almost every type of story under the sun, including the horror films Exists, V/H/S/2, The Night Watchman, Altered, and Lovely Molly, and the family films Santa Hunters and Tiny Christmas. He has written the Middle Grade novels Bunk! and The 44 Rules of Amateur Sleuthing and the sci-fi novel Nomad. Jamie knows what it's like to make a living as a writer. When he's not writing and selling work, he teaches screenwriting at the Maryland Institute College of the Arts (MICA) and co-hosts the podcast Writers/Blockbusters. Jamie lives in Maryland with his wife, son, and a talking dog. Follow Jamie on Twitter @Jamie_Nash.
Five-Point… Fun & Games?
I get a lot of questions about how to fill out that Fun & Games section. Aside from the Finale, it’s the biggest Save the Cat! beat. In a movie, the Fun & Games section spans 7-9 scenes and typically at least 25 minutes of...