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…
Writer Lindell Singleton has used the principles of Save the Cat! and urges writers to embrace your calling in life, fulfill the bright promise of your destiny, and be known as a storyteller who finishes.
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.’
The Sacrifice of Heroes
Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a total storyholic. That is, I tend to get overexcited when talking about stories, and “Lech Lacha” is most definitely a story! Perhaps the most epic parsha [Torah section] of them all, and not just because it was my…
New Live Storytelling Workshop – Attend from Anywhere!
The Save the Cat! Live Storytelling Workshop we announced last Friday sold out by Sunday, so we’re proud to announce a new one! Start with an idea and finish with the 15 beats of your story. 4 Zoom sessions, each 2.5 hours in length: Saturday,…