Save the Cat! Writes a Novel|Jessica Brody
Save the Cat! Writes a Novel : The Last Book on Novel Writing You'll Ever Need
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The first novel-writing guide from the best-selling Save the Cat story-structure series, which reveals the 15 essential plot points needed to make any novel a success.

Novelist Jessica Brody presents a comprehensive story-structure guide for novelists that applies the famed Save the Cat screenwriting methodology to the world of novel writing. Revealing the 15 beats (plot points) that comprise a successful story--from the opening image to the finale--this book lays out the Ten Story Genres (Monster in the House; Whydunit; Dude with a Problem) alongside quirky, original insights (Save the Cat; Shard of Glass) to help novelists craft a plot that will captivate--and a novel that will sell.


  • ISBN-13: 9780399579745
  • ISBN-10: 0399579745
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publish Date: October 2018
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.74 pounds
  • Page Count: 320