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Save the Cat Writes a Novel with Jessica Brody: Live Webinar

Date(s) - 06/02/2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Webinar Opportunity:

Save the Cat Writes a Novel with Jessica Brody

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Central Time


Cost: $25 for SCBWI members, $40 for non-members

You may register to attend the webinar live, or to receive a link to the recording, which will be available to all registrants for 30 days after the live webinar. Access information will be sent via email on the morning of the webinar. Recording access information will be sent out the following day. 

Registration closes on June 1st, 2020 at 5pm CST.

To register for the webinar:

  • Register and pay at the bottom of this page through
  • Approximately one day before the webinar, you will receive an email containing the link for the Zoom webinar.
  • Approximately one hour before the webinar, you will receive a reminder email containing another link to the Zoom webinar. (So, not to worry if you misplace the first email.)
  • Click on the webinar link to join the live webinar on Tuesday, June 2nd.
  • If you are unable to make the live webinar – you will receive a link to the video recording of Jessica’s presentation a few days after the event. The replay will be available for 30 days after the webinar.

Webinar Summary:

Save the Cat Writes a Novel with Jessica Brody

In this unique and engaging presentation, bestselling author, teacher, and story coach Jessica Brody guides novelists through the renowned SAVE THE CAT! story structure method, which writers around the world are using to create engaging stories, compelling character arcs, and unputdownable novels.

Jessica, author of SAVE THE CAT! WRITES A NOVEL (a #1 Amazon Bestseller) will walk writers through the “secret storytelling code” that lies at the heart of all great fiction and will demonstrate (using examples from popular books and movies) how the 15 “beats” of the Save the Cat! method can be used to plot, write, outline, or revise your novel, or simply jumpstart you out of writing slumps. This fun and informative presentation is sure to inspire you and leave you itching to start writing!



Questions? Please email Liz Gilbert Bedia at


Jessica Brody Author PhotoJessica Brody – Author

Since discovering the Save the Cat! plotting methodology, Jessica Brody has sold more than 20 novels to major publishers. Her credits include 52 Reasons to Hate My Father, A Week of Mondays, The Chaos of Standing Still, Better You than Me, the Unremembered trilogy and Sky Without Stars (a sci-fi re-imagining of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables). She is now the author of the bestselling plotting guide, Save the Cat! Writes a Novel (based on the original screenwriting guides) and is frequently hired by Disney Press to plot and write books based on popular Disney franchises like Disney Princess Lego and the Descendants. Her books have been translated in over 23 countries and several have been optioned for film and television. 


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This event is fully booked.