5 Songs About Writers

Paperback Writer, The Beatles (1980) Written primarily by Paul McCartney and credited to the Lennon–McCartney partnership, the song was at number one for two non-consecutive weeks. The song's lyrics are in the form of a letter from an aspiring author addressed to a publisher. The author badly needs a job and has written a paperback …

Beat Sheet (Save the Cat!) – Plot Theory

Ever heard of Save the Cat? Ever wonder who the cat even is, and why it needs saving? The Blake Snyder Beat Sheet breaks down three-act screenplay structure into 15 bite-size, manageable sections called beats, each with a specific goal for your overall story. Below is an explanation of each beat. The page numbers are …

The Hero’s Journey – Case Study

Hello and welcome back to the blog, lovelies. Today we're going to walk through The Hero's Journey. Also called the Monomyth, this plot method was developed by Joseph Campbell, and if you need a refresher, you can visit my post about it The Hero’s Journey – Plot Theory. In general, you can think of the Monomyth …