"Every novelist should own a copy of this book. It will change the way you think about stories--and your writing. Jessica Brody takes the mystery and frustration out of plotting a novel. I'll never write another book without a copy of Save the Cat! Writes a Novel.
" --Kami Garcia
, #1 New York Times
best-selling coauthor of Beautiful Creatures
and author of Broken Beautiful Hearts
"Good plotters aren't born. They're formed by studying the twists and turns of others' stories. Save the Cat! Writes a Novel
is a perfect plot study tool for all levels of writer. It will help you dissect any plot conundrum, conceive your story's blueprint, and give a beat to every pivot of your hero's journey." --Grant Faulkner
, executive director of National Novel Writing Month and author of Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo
"Through its insightful use of beat sheets, genres, and trade secrets, this book is an invaluable guide through the daunting task of writing a novel."
, author of The Forbidden Wish
and Last of Her Name
"This playful, illuminating book is a godsend for anyone seeking to understand story structure for novels."
, author of the international bestselling Monument 14
trilogy, and the novels Sweet, Berserker and Ransacker