Save the Cat!® Podcast: What Is the Genre of Captain America: The Winter Soldier?
Can a Superhero be in a Whydunit… and if so, why? That’s the question Master Cat! Jose Silerio tackles in this podcast that considers what makes this big box-office hit resonate. Listen to Jose and Guy Thompson talk about Blake Snyder’s genres and this Marvel-ous…
Dr. Who’s 50th Anniversary: A Save the Cat!® Perspective
Thanks to Cory Milles for this outstanding Blakean tribute to the classic show.
Two Monster Hits – Two Different Genres
Cory Milles is a teacher who uses Blake’s ideas to challenge and enrich his students’ understanding of story structure. He is also a writer and has been published in the books LOST Thought and LOST Thought University Edition. He blogs about writing and story structure…
The New Save the Cat!® apps for iPhone, iTouch and iPad
Save the Cat!® for the iPhone has been rewritten from the ground up so you can carry your screenplay ideas with you wherever you go whether you use an iPod, iPhone, iPhone 5 or an iPad. It’s a single app that adapts to whichever…
Erik Bork on Finding the Right Genre
Guest blogger Erik Bork is best known for his work as a writer-producer on the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers and From the Earth to the Moon – for which he won two Emmy and two Golden Globe Awards. He has also written pilots and screenplays on…
Save the Cat!® Video: Ben Frahm on What Makes an Idea Great – Part 2
Master Cat! Ben Frahm continues his discussion with the importance of your idea being something old but new, or as Blake would say, “the same only different.” Also, be sure to check out the news about Jeremy Garelick’s latest sale.
Save the Cat!® Video: Ben Frahm on What Makes an Idea Great – Part 1
Master Cat! Ben Frahm begins his discussion with the importance of your idea being primal in this video from the Save the Cat! one-day event in Los Angeles this past January.
Writing for a Genre That Doesn’t Exist (Yet)
Hilary Weisman Graham is a screenwriter, Emmy-nominated TV producer, filmmaker, and the author of Reunited (Simon & Schuster – June 12, 2012), her debut young adult novel. You may recognize Hilary from her stint as a contestant on the 2007 Mark Burnett/Steven Spielberg-produced reality show…
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