Save the Cat

Save the Cat

by Blake Snyder List price: $20.95 $15.71 Saving: 25%

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He’s made millions of dollars selling screenplays. Now “one of Hollywood’s most successful spec screenwriters” tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. Save the Cat is just one of many iron-clad rules for making your ideas more marketable and your script more satisfying and saleable, including:

  • The four elements of every winning logline
  • The seven immutable laws of screenplay physics
  • The 10 genres that every movie ever made can be categorized by and why they’re important to your script
  • Why your hero must serve your Idea
  • Mastering the beats
  • Creating the “perfect beast” by using… ‘The Board’
  • And how to get back on track with proven rules for script repair

This ultimate insider’s guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a showbiz veteran who’s proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat.

What people say

“Want to know how to be a successful writer in Hollywood? The answers are here. Blake Snyder has written an insider’s book that’s informative – and funny, too.” David Hoberman,
Producer: Raising Helen, Walking Tall, Bringing Down the House

“An invaluable resource for anyone serious about having a career as a screenwriter or producer in Hollywood.” Andy Cohen,
Literary Manager/Producer

“You’d have to look far and wide to find a better book to help you achieve your goals. Quite simply one of the most practical guides to writing mainstream spec scripts on the market.” Screentalk Magazine


Vital statistics

ISBN-10: 1932907009
ISBN-13: 9781932907001
Publication date: 25 May 2005
Language: English
Dimensions: 8.8 x 6 x 0.6 inches

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