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Save the Cat! Strikes Back :  More Trouble for Screenwriters to Get Into... and Out of - Blake Snyder

Save the Cat! Strikes Back

More Trouble for Screenwriters to Get Into... and Out of

Paperback Published: 23rd November 2009
ISBN: 9780984157600
Number Of Pages: 181

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Blake Snyder, author of Save the Cat!® and Save the Cat!® Goes to the Movies, has delivered the book countless readers and students have clamored for. Inspired by questions from his workshops, lectures, and emails, Blake listened and provides new tips, tactics, and techniques to solve your writing problems and create stories that resonate:

The 7 warning signs you might have a great idea - or not

2 sure-fire templates for can't-miss loglines

The difference between structure and formula

The Transformation Machine that allows you to track your hero's growth step-by-step

The 5 questions to keep your story's spine straight

The 5-Point Finale to finish any story

The Save the Cat!® Greenlight Checklist that gets to the heart of every development issue

The right way to hear notes, deal with problematic producers, and dive into the rewrite with the right attitude

Why and when an agent will appear

How to discover the potential for greatness in any story

How to avoid panic, doubt, and self-recrimination... and what it takes to succeed and dare to achieve your dreams

Get ready to face trouble like a pro... and strike back!

Foreword ix
The Introduction: Oh, You're In Trouble Now
Chapter 1 WOW! What a Bad Idea! 1
Chapter 2 In Trouble in the Classroom 21
Chapter 3 All Laid Out... And Nowhere to Go 43
Chapter 4 Straightening Your Spine 65
Chapter 5 Rewrite Hell! 85
Chapter 6 Close Encounters of the Selling Kind 109
Chapter 7 Strike Back U. 131
Chapter 8 Discipline, Focus, And Positive Energy 153
Glossary 169
About The Author 177
Remembering Blake 179

ISBN: 9780984157600
ISBN-10: 0984157603
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 181
Published: 23rd November 2009
Publisher: Save the Cat Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.33

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