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Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Arlington Congregational Church, 431 University Blvd N., Jacksonville FL 32211
Continental breakfast and lunch provided
Cost: FCRW Members – $5; Non-Members – $45; Student (18yo+college ID) $25
Save the Cat Writes a Novel
A full-day workshop on using the Save the Cat beats to outline a novel & Author Book Signing
In this unique and engaging full-day workshop, Jessica guides authors through the steps of using Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat! story structure method to create engaging stories, compelling character arcs, and unputdownable novels. Through examples from popular novels, films, and her own books, Jessica will demonstrate how the 15 beats system can be used to turn a new story idea into a full-length, compelling book outline, help you crack your most recent rewrite, fix broken plotlines, or jumpstart you out of the dreaded writer’s block.
Save the Cat: The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need by the late Blake Snyder transformed the way Hollywood looked at screenplays. And it also transformed the way countless authors write novels.
Jessica Brody is the international bestselling author of seven young adult and women’s fiction novels including The Karma Club, 52 Reasons to Hate My Father and the first two books in a new YA Sci-Fi/Romance trilogy: Unremembered, and Unforgotten. She currently teaches a regular Save the Cat! Novel Writing Workshop in Los Angeles, hosted by Blake Snyder Enterprises.
Books by Jessica Brody and Blake Snyder will be available for purchase (cash/check only).
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