I just found out that Blake Snyder, of Save the Cat! fame, passed away unexpectedly on August 4th, 2009. This is truly sad news for the screenwriting community and condolences go out to Blake’s family.

Almost a year ago I got the chance to sit down with Blake in Beverly Hills and interview him for this site. If you missed it, here are the four parts of the interview:

His presence will surely be missed but his influence will remain with his Save the Cat! series.