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Save the Cat book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare ad. Blake Snyder (October 3, – August 4, ) was an American screenwriter, consultant, author and educator based in Los Angeles who, through his Save The Cat trilogy of books on screenwriting. A summary of the book. The last book on screenwriting that you´ll ever need. By Blake Snyder. Summary by Kim Hartman. This is a summary of what I think is the .
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Snyder's first spec screenplay sale was in for the script Stop! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need was the number one selling book among screenwriting manuals on Amazon and in is on its 34th printing.
His inspiration for this was the movie Alien , where Sigourney Weaver 's character Ripley saves a cat named Jones. Snyder writes that, "it's the scene where we [first] meet the hero," in order to gain audience favor and support for the main character right from the start.
In the opening scene of the movie, Frequency , for example, Frank Sullivan, played by Dennis Quaid, is the veteran firefighter that jumps into a manhole to save two workers from a gas explosion.
Prior to his death-defying rescue, his chief warns, "Frank, you're not going to make it. There's not enough time.
This is what he does. His concern is primarily for the men below as he confidently jokes, "What, miss the World Series? Not a chance.
According to Snyder, this crucial element is missing from many of today's movies. He referenced Lara Croft Tomb Raider 2: The Cradle of Life —as being a film that focused on making the character Lara Croft "cool" and sexy via a "new latex body suit for Angelina Jolie" instead of likable.
Snyder's method expanded the 15 beats further into 40 beats, which are laid out on "The Board. Snyder also introduced 10 genres in his book that distinguished how stories are structured.
According to Snyder, standard genre types such as Romantic Comedy, Epic or Biography did not say much about the story, only the type of movie it is. Snyder's system explored genre more fully, with categories such as "Monster in the House", "Golden Fleece", "Buddy Love" and others. Book series[ edit ] In , Snyder wrote Save the Cat!
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The second book took 50 landmark movies, identified their specific genres, and broke them down into the 15 beats of the BS2. The third book of Snyder's series, Save the Cat!
The fourth book was a compliation of Blake's blogs and other writings on the subject of screenwriting, titled "Save the Cat! Theme Stated happens during the Set-up — What your story is about; the message, the truth. Catalyst — The moment where life as it is changes. It is the telegram, the act of catching your loved-one cheating, allowing a monster onboard the ship, meeting the true love of your life, etc.
Debate — But change is scary and for a moment, or a brief number of moments, the main character doubts the journey they must take. Can I face this challenge?
Do I have what it takes? Should I go at all?
It is the last chance for the hero to chicken out. Usually, this discussion is between the main character and the love interest. This is when the main character explores the new world and the audience is entertained by the premise they have been promised.
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But not everything we think we want is what we actually need in the end. The initial goal now looks even more impossible than before.Then map out some favorite novels according to the beat sheet. When we read books, we root for the characters. It even has an entire section called Save the Cat!
He will give you insight into such insider jargon like "plot" and "story arc". Some movies are easy to figure out. In fact most of us are not cops or lawyers or doctors or have traveled the Serengeti or live underwater actually none of us live underwater.