Save the Cat!® Podcast: How to Handle Your Hero’s Wants & Needs
Your protagonist has wants: the external goal of your script’s A Story. But it’s your hero’s needs — his or her internal, emotional journey as shown in the B Story — that will create the connection between your audience and your protagonist. Master Cat José Silerio and Guy Thompson give examples from As Good As It Gets and Jerry Maguire in this podcast that will help you craft both a powerful internal and external story for your hero, setting up A and B Stories that both resonate.
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