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The Resource Save the cat! writes a novel : the last book on novel writing you'll ever need, Jessica Brody

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

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Save the cat! writes a novel : the last book on novel writing you'll ever need
Title
Save the cat! writes a novel
Title remainder
the last book on novel writing you'll ever need
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Brody
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The first novel-writing guide from the best-selling Save the Cat! story-structure series, which reveals the 15 essential plot points needed to make any novel a success. 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"--
  • "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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DLC
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Brody, Jessica
Dewey number
808.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3355
LC item number
.B734 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Fiction
  • Creative writing
Label
Save the cat! writes a novel : the last book on novel writing you'll ever need, Jessica Brody
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Publication
Note
"Based on the best-selling screenwriting books by Blake Snyder."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why do we care?: creating the story-worthy hero -- The save the cat! beat sheet: aka the end of all your plotting problems -- Not your mother's genres: ten genres to fit any story (yes, even yours) -- Whydunit: detectives, deception, and the dark side -- Rites of passage: when life gets in the way -- Institutionalized: join 'em, leave 'em, or take 'em down! -- Superhero: being extraordinary in an ordinary world -- Dude with a problem: surviving the ultimate test -- Fool triumphant: victory of the underdog -- Buddy love: the transformative power of love (or friendship) -- Out of the bottle: a little bit of magic goes a long way -- Golden fleece: road trips and quests and heists, oh my! -- Monster in the house: more than just a scary story -- Pitch it to me!: how to write killer loglines and dazzling synopses -- Save the author!: you got problems, I got solutions
Control code
on1035253598
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9780399579745
Lccn
2018017675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0021995860
  • (OCoLC)1035253598
Label
Save the cat! writes a novel : the last book on novel writing you'll ever need, Jessica Brody
Publication
Note
"Based on the best-selling screenwriting books by Blake Snyder."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why do we care?: creating the story-worthy hero -- The save the cat! beat sheet: aka the end of all your plotting problems -- Not your mother's genres: ten genres to fit any story (yes, even yours) -- Whydunit: detectives, deception, and the dark side -- Rites of passage: when life gets in the way -- Institutionalized: join 'em, leave 'em, or take 'em down! -- Superhero: being extraordinary in an ordinary world -- Dude with a problem: surviving the ultimate test -- Fool triumphant: victory of the underdog -- Buddy love: the transformative power of love (or friendship) -- Out of the bottle: a little bit of magic goes a long way -- Golden fleece: road trips and quests and heists, oh my! -- Monster in the house: more than just a scary story -- Pitch it to me!: how to write killer loglines and dazzling synopses -- Save the author!: you got problems, I got solutions
Control code
on1035253598
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9780399579745
Lccn
2018017675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0021995860
  • (OCoLC)1035253598

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