Category Archives: Blake Snyder

Beat It

I’m not a screenwriter, but Blake Snyder’s book on screenwriting, Save the Cat has made a big impression on me.  I’ve just started fleshing out the key concept for my next manuscript, and I really like his idea of coming up with a … Continue reading

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2012 – The List and the Lessons

I’ve already mentioned my disappointment in not meeting my writing goals for this year.  Between getting my house ready for sale and moving to Oregon, there were four months this year when I wrote no new words whatsoever.  I didn’t even … Continue reading

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