Announcing the 2022 Save the Cat! Screenplay Challenge
Submit your feature film and TV scripts to the Save the Cat! screenplay competition to get feedback from professional writers and qualify for prizes.
How Save the Cat!® Helped Me Write and Revise My Dual POV Novel
How author Robin Reul used Blake Snyder’s 15 story beats for both major characters in her new novel, Where the Road Leads Us.
NEW PRODUCT ALERT: Save the Cat!® Crash Course 2
Introducing an online course that breaks down the 15 beats of the movies Knives Out and Jojo Rabbit and the first season of the TV series The Mandalorian in 15 informative videos — one per beat.
Announcing the 2021 Save the Cat! Screenplay Challenge
All entrants receive 50 points of analysis—at no extra cost. All scripts receive a full read. Feedback is grounded in structure—not subjective opinion. Our approach is simple: a screenplay competition that uses the same language the writer, the reader, and the decision makers use when…
Scott Marshall Smith on Blake Snyder and Save the Cat!
Read what writer Scott Marshall Smith thought about Blake Snyder and Save the Cat!
How the Story of a Childhood Became an Acclaimed Novel
Novelist Sandy Hanna tells how she used the ‘Save the Cat!’ story beats to write her acclaimed novel, ‘The Ignorance of Bliss: An American Kid in Saigon.’