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Did you know there’s a single genre with the techniques to unlock all the others?Read more
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This morning’s post will be nice and quick. I’ve covered Scapple before — I’ve also covered how to employ the Save The Cat! story structure model using Literature & Latte’s other excellent app, Scrivener. So this morning, I’d like to very briefly demonstrate the power of using the Save The Cat! model with Scapple. The reason why is simple: It’sRead more
This morning, I’m pleased to announce the release of an updated and annotated template for Literature & Latte’s Scrivener based on the Save The Cat! story structure developed by one of the greats of screenwriting, Blake Snyder. About the Template: The 2015 edition of this template is selected when you open a new Project in the fiction category, asRead more
I’ve made a lot of hay on this blog about how to use Scrivener with the Save The Cat! storycrafting method. But I’ve also noticed a trend in big budget feature films since Blake Snyder’s wonderful and powerful storycrafting model has become widely known in writing circles: Everybody is using it. And, to put it as politely as possible, notRead more
The individual scene is the cell in the body of your story. But your overall story structure is the life’s blood of your scenes. Where many writers lose momentum — myself included — is finding the synergy between the cell and the blood, between the scene and the structure. Well, thanks to Scrivener and the Save The Cat! story structuringRead more