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Blake's fifteen point beat sheet is the perfect tool to build a structure for your story and to conquer the dreaded Act II!
A subject other books I've read haven't put a whole lot of empahsis on, or at least not in a way that makes you realize just how important a good logline is.
Blake Snyder is a successful, working screenwriter (imagine that) and what he writes about in this book is extremely helpful for writers at any level.
If you're just beginning to scratch the surface of screenwriting, this might be a useful book. But it's popularity doesn't mirror it's effectiveness, in my opinion. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Novin Shakiba
If you're looking for a way to break down movies and understand the fundamentals of writing a screenplay, then this book is for you. Read morePublished 1 day ago by R. Yauger
I'm a long time pro screenwriter who likes to go back to school from time to time, and Blake Snyder's book is in my working bookshelf alongside Syd Field's Screenplay and Robert... Read morePublished 2 days ago by A. D. MORPHETT
I enjoyed reading this book. It contained a lot of tidbits, tips, tools (Blake Snyder's beat sheet), and troubleshooting tricks. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Laura Metzger
I bought this for a cartoonist who is working on his storyline. His cartoons are amazing, but he told me he was struggling with getting his character's feelings across without... Read morePublished 7 days ago by A Book Vacation
For years, I've read recommendations for this book from novelist-craft-book-authors who culled and distilled many of Blake Synder's suggestions in their own books. Read morePublished 8 days ago by M.J.
Have learned a ton from this book. There are summaries online, but reading the book has been more helpful for me in identifying my plot weaknesses. Read morePublished 9 days ago by K. T. Smith
I hear what the haters are saying, but what I liked is his to-the-point writing and how he came up with his own genres. Read morePublished 9 days ago by TLyn
Some what obvious but there are some great truth nuggets in there. Whether you're a beginner or intermediate, you'll be glad you'd read it and have something to reflect back on.Published 10 days ago by M. Smith