Beat Sheets


Understand Save The Cat and Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheet

Stuck writing in circles? Use the following  Blake Snyder Beat Sheet from his book, Save The Cat to help you set the stage for your story. The Writer’s Journey by Christopher Vogler is also helpful for many writers I work with.

  1. Opening Image
  2. Theme Stated
  3. Set-up
  4. Catalyst
  5. Debate
  6. Break Into Two
  7. B Story
  8. Fun and Games
  9. Midpoint
  10. Bad Guys Close In
  11. All Is Lost
  12. Dark Night Of The Soul
  13. Break Into Tree
  14. Finale
  15. Final Image

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