The Last 3 Pillar Beats
naomi beaty and don roff, September 21, 2018 4 1 min read 2475
Naomi Beaty and Don Roff explain the intricacies of the Catalyst, Break into Two, and Break into Three story beats. Examples from The Exorcist, Die Hard, and The Silence of the Lambs demonstrate how these 3 turning points in the story relate to each other — and how you can use these beats to show your protagonist’s transformation.
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Naomi Beaty is a screenwriter and script reader who was mentored by Blake Snyder and worked with him on Save the Cat!® Goes to the Movies. She was an editor of Save the Cat!® Goes to the Indies and teaches in both our online and in-person writing workshops. Award-winning author Don Roff has written nearly 20 books, including Snowblind and the upcoming Clare at 16, which is being produced as a film by Dead Rabbit Films.
Thanks for listening, David!
Great podcast. Thanks a lot, especially for the Catalyst
Thanks, Allan! Glad you found it useful!
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Thanks for sharing this Naomi.