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Avengers, Beat by Beat

Avengers, Beat by Beat

It should probably go without saying that below are SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS THAT AWESOME MOVIE IN THEATERS NOW. You’ve been warned. ≈≈:=> § <=:≈≈ ≈≈:=> § <=:≈≈ ≈≈:=> § <=:≈≈ That’s called a spoiler space, y’all…sure you want to go

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Using the Save the Cat! Beat Sheet

Using the Save the Cat! Beat Sheet

Editing Joss is not as much fun as writing him was, but it’s still been pretty fun. (I’m getting back to that tonight, I swear!) I’m using Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheet among other tools to figure out what’s missing that

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Save the Cat!: The Blake Snyder Beat Sheet (the BS2)

Save the Cat!: The Blake Snyder Beat Sheet (the BS2)

Recently I raved here about Save the Cat! Some friends wanted to hear more, so I thought I’d break down possibly the most valuable page in any writing book I own–with the clear caution that this alone isn’t enough (unless

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The One True Way

The One True Way

It always amuses me when people talk of their One True Way, because I am more like Chuck Wendig (on whose blog this post started)–I have none. While that book had to be planned to get anywhere at all, this

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Cats and Coincidences

Cats and Coincidences

It’s so funny how things happen. People will tell you it’s all coincidence. Or they’ll insist it’s not synchronicity when, say, the number five keeps turning up. The first occurrence put you on the alert for the next ones. It’s

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