Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheet for Novels

Can’t quite pin-point the problems with your first draft? Struggling with an outline? The Beat Sheet is here to help.

On Keeping a Log-Line Book

Pitching a story in a single phrase not only gets you to the heart of a complicated mess, but can help brainstorm future projects.

Triangulating the Text

Understanding what it is you like as reader will help you figure out what to do as a writer.