Save the Cat! Writes for TV
First, what is Save the Cat!®?
Save the Cat! provides writers the resources they need to develop their screenplays and novels based on a series of best-selling books, primarily written by Blake Snyder (1957- 2009). Blake’s method is based on 10 distinctive genres and his 15 story beats (the Blake Snyder Beat Sheet). Our books, workshops, story structure software, apps, and story coaching teach you everything you need to unlock the fundamentals and mechanics of plot and character transformation.
Find out more about Save the Cat! by visiting their webpage at https://savethecat.com/
About the Save the Cat! Writes for TV
Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat!, the world’s top-selling story method for filmmakers and novelists, introduces The Last Book on Creating Binge-Worthy Content You’ll Ever Need.
Screenwriter Jamie Nash takes up Snyder’s torch to lay out a step-by-step approach using Blake’s principles for both new and experienced writers, including:
- How to write and structure a compelling TV pilot that can launch both your series and your TV writing career
- All the nuances, tricks, and techniques of pilot-writing: the Opening Pitch, the Guided Tour, the Whiff of Change, and more
- The 8 Save the Cat! TV Franchise Types that will improve your story and your pitch
- The not-so-secret TV Pitch Template that turns your TV series into the necessary read-over-lunch industry document
- a how-to in creating layered characters who are driven by complex internal struggles
- Beat sheets of the pilots of Barry, Ozark, Grey’s Anatomy, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, What We Do in the Shadows, Black-ish, The Mandalorian, This Is Us, Law and Order: SVU and more to help you crack your story.
Create your binge-worthy TV series with Save the Cat! Writes for TV.
About the Author, Jamie Nash
Jamie Nash has written and sold almost every type of story under the sun, including the horror films Exists, V/H/S/2, The Night Watchmen, Altered, and Lovely Molly, and the family films Santa Hunters and Tiny Christmas. He has written the Middle-Grade novels Bunk! and The 44 Rules of Amateur Sleuthing and the sci-fi novel Nomad. Jamie knows what it’s like to make a living as a writer. When he s not writing and selling work, he teaches screenwriting at Johns Hopkins University and MICA and co-hosts the podcast Writers/Blockbusters. Jamie lives in Maryland with his wife, son, and a talking dog.
More information about Save the Cat!:
Save the Cat! Website: https://savethecat.com/
Save the Cat! Best-Selling Books: https://savethecat.com/books
— Blog Tour Schedule
August 9th @ The Muffin
Join us as we celebrate the launch of another Save the Cat tour! We are featuring the newest book Save the Cat! Writes for TV. Read an interview with the author and stop by and win a copy for yourself.
August 12th @ Karen Brown Tyson
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August 15th @ Michelle Cornish
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August 18th @ Author Anthony Avina
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August 20th @ Selling Books
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August 25th @ Lisa Ehrman
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August 27th @ Lori Duff Writes
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September 2nd @ Girl Zombie Authors
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September 5th @ Margay Leah Justice
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September 7th @ Writer Writer Pants on Fire
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September 9th @ Deborah Adams’ Blog
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September 12th @ Leslie’s Voice
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