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“Save the Cat!” Screenwriting Book: Chapter Four Summary

Structure is the single most important aspect of a screenplay. It is the bones of your story. It will also help you pitch/sell your screenplay as well as make sure that you retain writing credit for it no matter how much other writers change dialog, characters, and scene order.

We continue our “Cliffs Notes” summaries of “Save the Cat!” by Blake Snyder, with this article covering Chapter 4 where he covers the various beats that make up the structure of a screenplay.

“Save The Cat!” Screenwriting Book: Chapter Three Summary

“Save the Cat!” Screenwriting Book: Chapter Three Summary [This is a continuation of my series of “Cliffs Notes” of the Blake Snyder book “Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need” to help you write better movie scripts. ~ Tim ] Chapter 1  |  Chapter 2  |  Chapter 3 |  Chapter 4 Chapter 3: It’s About […]

“Save The Cat!” Screenwriting Book: Chapter Two Summary

“Save The Cat!” Screenwriting Book: Chapter Two Summary [This is a continuation of “Cliffs Notes” of the Blake Snyder book “Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need” ~ Tim ] Chapter 1  |  Chapter 2  |  Chapter 3 |  Chapter 4 Chapter 2: Give Me The Same Thing…Only Different The script, the […]

“Save The Cat!” Screenwriting Book: Chapter One Summary

“Save The Cat!” Screenwriting Book: Chapter One Summary Instead of writing a review of “Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need” by Blake Snyder –something that many, MANY other readers have done– I instead decided it would be much more beneficial to create “Cliffs Notes” of the book. This will accomplish […]

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