Save the cat! writes a novel : the last book on novel writing you'll ever need

ISBN: 
9780399579745
Author: 
Brody, Jessica
Publisher: 
Ten Speed Press
Edition: 
First Edition
Physical description: 
313 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Publishing date: 
October 9, 2018
Book Description: 

Novelist Jessica Brody presents a comprehensive story-structure guide for novelists that applies the famed Save the Cat! screenwriting methodology to the world of novel writing. Revealing the 15 "beats" (plot points) that comprise a successful story--from the opening image to the finale--this book lays out the Ten Story Genres (Monster in the House; Whydunit; Dude with a Problem) alongside quirky, original insights (Save the Cat; Shard of Glass) to help novelists craft a plot that will captivate--and a novel that will sell

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