All New!
For Students and Faculty Only

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Save the Cat! Software 4.0 Unlocks the Fundamentals and Mechanics of Plot and Character Transformation with the Best-Selling Save the Cat! Story-Structure Methodology.


Student and Faculty Plan

70% off retail is our commitment to support education





For Professors and Faculty

$189 /year

$55 /year


For the Aspiring Professional

$124 /year

$35 /year


For the Dedicated Student

$99 /year

$29 /year


Teachers Edition

For Professors and Faculty

Student Premium

For the Aspiring Professional

Student Essentials

For the Dedicated Student

COMING SOON - All new iOS app*, designed from the ground up
COMING SOON - The ability to sync your project files across devices, including the desktop version
COMING SOON - The ability to collaborate with a writing partner
Software That Never Goes Out of Date - All Subscribers Receive Updates at No Additional Cost
The Blake Snyder Beat Sheet: The Industry “Go To” in Story Structure
The Famed Writers Board: Visually Organize and Assess Your Story Including the New Track IQ for Characters, Locations, Set-ups, and Pay-offs
Scene Cards: Plot Powerfully by Tracking Emotional Shifts in Scenes and Chapters
1 Activation per Serial Number
Detailed Character Profiles: Dialogue Comes to Life with Clear Profiles
Story Versioning: Plot Out Multiple Versions of Your Story with Ease
Global Find and Replace: Edit with Speed and Ease
Easily Export for Distribution: Final Draft for Film and Manuscript for Publishing
Technical Support: Fast and Deliberative to Address Any Challenge
Develop Novels by Chapter: Easily Swap From Beat Sheet to Chapter
Relationship and Object Tracking: Easily Thread Key Relationships and Objects Throughout Your Story
The Franchise Board: Plot Multiple Stories across a Series of Films, TV Seasons and Novels
Organize, Develop and Track Characters, Locations, Objects, and Relationships across Your Franchise of Novels, Films and TV Series
*app at same level of your subscription — Pro, Premium, or Essentials — at no additional cost
Save the Cat! Software
Take a Guided Tour of the Software
Save the Cat! Software
Use the Fabled Writers Board to Map Out Your Scene Cards
Save the Cat! Software
Develop Your Individual Story Beats Including Characters, Locations and So Much More
Save the Cat! Software
Develop Your Characters In Depth
Save the Cat! Software
Create Your Locations with Specific Characteristics
Save the Cat! Software
Keep Track of the Key Items in Your Story

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