At a Glance
  • Insider’s guide from one of Hollywood’s most successful spec screenwriters
  • Shows you how to make your script more marketable and satisfying
  • One of the most popular books on high-concept screenwriting

This ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a show biz veteran who's proven that you can sell your script if you can Save the Cat!


He 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 ironclad 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


Start structuring your screenplay the Save the Cat way today!


Product Details
  • Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
  • Date available: 05/25/2005
  • Publication date: 05/25/2005
  • Return policy: 30 days