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SAVE THE CAT by Blake Snyder is a popular screenwriting book series and storytelling methodology used by screenwriters, directors, and studio execs across Hollywood Now, for the first time ever, bestselling author and writing teacher, Jessica Brody, takes the beloved Save the Cat plotting princi

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