Brody, Jessica

Save the cat writes a novel : The last book on novel writing you'll ever need - California Ten Speed Press 2018 - 313 p. ill. 21 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.


Fiction stories
Plots and themes
Creative writing
Language arts and disciplines
Composition and Creative Writing
Study and teaching

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