Snake River Writers

Snake River Writers Conference

Friday & Saturday - Sept 27-28, 2019

Ali Cross

Save the Cat! Plotting for Pantsers


Save the Cat! can be as rigid or flexible an outlining method as you need it to be--yeah, it's awesome like that! Come prepared with an idea and a readiness to work and we'll outline your entire novel in this fast-paced workshop (and leave you plenty of room to fly by the seat of your pants, too.)

Ali Cross, USA Today bestselling author of young adult fantasy, has always had a flair for the dramatic. As a child, she organized backyard performances of classic plays and musicals and hosted tea parties for invisible friends and pets dressed in doll clothes. It really shouldn’t surprise anyone that she writes drama—with angels, demons, and other supernatural creatures thrown in for fun. Ali attributes much of her books' successes to the Save the Cat! method of outlining which she has been using since 2008.