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Save the Cat

The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need

The book presents a structured approach to screenwriting, introducing the "Save the Cat" beat sheet—a formula that outlines 15 essential plot points for successful storytelling. It also offers practical advice on crafting compelling characters, fixing common script issues, and navigating the film industry.

Key points:

1. Beat Sheet: A structured outline of a screenplay's key events or "beats", helping writers structure their story and maintain pace.

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