FREE TOOL ALERT: The Save the Cat! Beat Sheet Mapper
Our Beat Sheet Mapper, which calculates where the beats fall in your story according to its length, is a favorite of the Save the Cat! community.
Updated today, the Beat Sheet Mapper has a stronger visual presence and offers links that define each beat—all with the intent to help you better understand the 15 Save the Cat! story beats as you build a strong foundation for your film or novel.
BJ Markel first worked with Blake Snyder in 1986. He edited Blake's three Save the Cat! books and co-founded Blake Snyder Enterprises, LLC with Blake in 2005. In his other life, BJ worked in video acquisitions and entertainment marketing, including 20 years at the Walt Disney Company.