On occasion, we’ll post special news and information about Save the Cat! goods and services, along with special offers from our technology and industry partners.

Keep checking back for news about our final 2009 Save the Cat! contest.

Happy holidays to you all!

As a way of giving thanks to all of our fantastic Cats! out there, we are delighted to offer you fantastic savings on gifts for the scribe.

Whether you are making out your own list for Santa, or if you are looking for that perfect gift for the writer in your life, you’ll be sure to find exactly what you are looking for right here.

Save the Cat! Strikes Back – More Trouble for Screenwriters to Get Into… and Out Of savethecat_bookcover_revised3-200x300

At last! The eagerly anticipated third book of the Save the Cat! series of books on screenwriting is here! In this installment of his story-structure bestsellers, Blake Snyder, one of “Hollywood’s most successful spec screenwriters,” delivers new tips, tactics, and techniques to solve writing problems and create stories that resonate:

“A dazzling expansion on Blake’s original insights, this essential screenwriting tool is practical and profound.” – Mark Hentemann, Writer/Executive Producer, Family Guy

Priced at $19.95, this book is flying off the shelves around the globe! Order your holiday copy here.

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If you haven’t already tried the desktop version that began it all, now is your chance to save over 20% on the original price of Save the Cat! Story Structure software!*

Developed by Blake to help further the writer’s mastery of structure, Save the Cat! Story Structure software will help you to create stories with resonance and depth, using features that include:

  • Ability to build a powerful Logline and Title
  • A Genre with recognizable traits
  • A Beat Sheet with the 15 key beats for every story
  • The Board with 40 moveable, numbered, color-coded scene cards, including Heading, Description, Notes, Dialog, Conflict, Emotional Change, Set-ups, and Pay-offs
  • Ability to print different size scene cards and element reports


  • Automatic transfer of your 15 beats to 15 scene cards on The Board
  • An expanded Save the Cat! Tutorial based on both of Blake’s #1 best-selling books
  • Ability to import your Final Draft® screenplay into scene cards and export your cards into a Final Draft® screenplay
  • Ability to write scripts from 4 to 250 pages in length

By the time I worked through Save the Cat, I felt I could write a screenplay. Snyder’s method of organizing, outlining and visualizing simply has to result in a fleshed-out project.” ~ Software review;

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The Writers Store


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Writer’s Gift Box

Quotable Candle

Leather Script Covers

Moleskine Notebooks

Writer Hats

Hollywood Shuffle – Movie Plot Game

QWERTY Charm Necklace

QWERTY Typewriter Key Pen