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    He’s made millions of dollars selling screenplays. Now “one of Hollywood’s most successful spec screenwriters” tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. Save the Cat is just one of many iron-clad rules for making your ideas more marketable and your script more satisfying and saleable, including:

    • The four elements of every winning logline
    • The seven immutable laws of screenplay physics
    • The 10 genres that every movie ever made can be categorized by and why they’re important to your script
    • Why your hero must serve your Idea
    • Mastering the beats
    • Creating the “perfect beast” by using… ‘The Board’
    • And how to get back on track with proven rules for script repair

    This ultimate insider’s guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a showbiz veteran who’s proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat.


    Save the Cat by: Blake Snyder $20.95 $15.71
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    Building Conflict in Your Script.

    “My writing partners are Freud, Jung and Campbell…who are you working with now?”

    Hitchcock once said: “Drama is just human life with all the boring parts cut out.”

    This book will help you tap into these great psychological resources to learn how to write and reflect real human drama.

    William Indick, who lives in Brooklyn, NY, is a screenwriter, author and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Dowling College.

     


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    An analysis of over 50 US and foreign films in every cinematic genre, including drama, westerns, horror, action-adventure, romance, comedy, romantic comedy, suspense-thriller and fantasy-science fiction. It reveals why some films continue to touch and connect with audiences.