Save the Cat: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
Author: Blake Snyder
Highly recommended reading BEFORE you start writing your novel!
Make the logline or hook your motto, guiding light and litmus test for the story, the chapter, the sentence.
The four elements of every winning logline. The seven immutable laws of screenplay physic.s 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 15 Beats Creating the "Perfect Beast" by using The Board to map 40 scenes with conflict and emotional change.
A core text for the creative writing courses at The Novelry.