Fellow writer Melissa Dean has a great blog and is running this contest. I am a huge believer in Joseph Campbell's Hero with a Thousand Faces and the subsequent application to screenwriting and writing. Vogler's Writer's Journey was a big A-HA for me. So SAVE THE CAT and save your novel. Read and follow Melissa.
More on Hero's Journey later.
The Guardian Writer: SAVE THE CAT CONTEST!!!: "As writers, I believe whenever we find a useful tool, we should pay it forward to other writers. I have found such a tool in the SAVE..."