Special Guest: Jim Cirile on Your Agent Relationship

Our friend Jim Cirile over at Coverage Ink: The Screenwriter’s Advantage and Writers on the Storm posts a chock-full-o’-goodies newsletter to his subscribers-only list. But lucky you! We’re reposting an excerpt here for you.

Jim’s February, 2009 installment included this useful reminder: “The 5 Best Ways to *Lose* an Agent.” Witty, insightful, and oh so true, here is Jim’s article, posted with permission, for THE STORY SPOT readers to enjoy.

“Got agent? Good. Now can you hold onto them? …

Special Guest: Author Blake Snyder on The Midpoint

Our very special guest, Blake Snyder, author of the bestselling (and indispensable) Save The Cat! series of books on screenwriting, offers THE STORY SPOT’s readers guidance on that notoriously difficult pillar of any story: The Midpoint. (We’ve added the product links below to help you find your way.)

Midpoint – The Key to Cracking Any Story

In both my Save the Cat! books and also my …