Break out your favorite pencil and roll up your sleeves! The Save the Cat! Beat Sheet Workbook provides key writing prompts and asks all the important questions—but you bring the story, filling out the pages that walk you step-by-step through the Save the Cat! process. The official hands-on companion to the best-selling Save the Cat! and Save the Cat! Writes for TV , this interactive workbook helps you dig deep into every aspect of your story. It’s inspiring, easy to manage, and your guide to: • Idea and Concept Brainstorming – Unlock your idea engine with a series of exercises and prompts geared to help you find your best story idea. • Meaningful Themes – Explore yourself, matching your story to something that speaks to your soul and represents your tastes and personality. • Story Genre Identification – Nail down that pesky question of “What is your story?” with the Save the Cat! Story Genres. • Create Fully Developed Characters – Give life to main characters who have wants, needs, and flaws. Surround them with a supporting cast that provides opportunities for conflict and thematic tension. • The Save the Cat! Beat Sheet – Discover the tools and detailed exercises to give your story the structure to succeed.