Beat By Beat: A Cheat Sheet for Screenwriters


A Cheat Sheet for Screenwriters

This groundbreaking guide describes six seemingly different popular movies and genres (Skyfall, The Avengers, The Hangover, A Beautiful Mind, The Conjuring, Gone Girl) and shows screenwriters how they all follow the exact same 120 Universal Story Beats minute by minute. The book also reveals the top 10 archetypes they use, and where and why the Inciting Incident, Act 2 & 4 Quests, Midpoints, and the other five main Turning Points happen in all successful movies.


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Meet The Author

Todd Klick is the #1 best-selling author of Something Startling Happens: The 120 Story Beats Every Writer Needs to Know. Todd is also a contributing author to the #1 best-selling Tarcher-Penguin book Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises from Today’s Best Writers and Teachers.