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9780399579745

Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book on Novel Writing You'll Ever Need

  • ISBN 13:

    9780399579745

  • ISBN 10:

    0399579745

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 10/09/2018
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press

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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.

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