Building the Board the Save the Cat! Way

Walk into a Writers’ Room in Hollywood and what do you see? Boards. Boards are all over the walls! After you’ve done your beat sheet, the Board is the best way to take things to the next level. Learn how to turn your beat sheet into 40 cards that lay out your entire story, and how to track conflict and emotional changes in every scene. 

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Jamie Nash, author of the best-selling Save the Cat!® Writes for TV, has written and sold almost every type of story under the sun, including the horror films Exists, V/H/S/2, The Night Watchmen, Altered, and Lovely Molly, and the family films Santa Hunters and Tiny Christmas. He has written the Middle Grade novels Bunk! and The 44 Rules of Amateur Sleuthing and the sci-fi novel Nomad. Jamie knows what it's like to make a living as a writer. When he’s not writing and selling work, he teaches screenwriting at Johns Hopkins University and MICA and co-hosts the podcast Writers/Blockbusters. Jamie lives in Maryland with his wife, son, and a talking dog.

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