Firstly, don’t panic. There isn’t a cat in need of saving. I am, of course, referring to the plotting technique known as Save the Cat. That also means that I’ve been plotting, but to what ends? There is no Cat! This week’s post is going to be a shorter one and probably about the length you can expect going forward. So, what about this damn cat already? Well, Save the Cat is a tool for outlining a story developed by Blake Snyder. If you’re not familiar with outlining methods this may strike you as a fairly boring and strict idea.…

Lynn Sheridan