Todd Klick is the #1 bestselling author of Something Startling Happens: The 120 Story Beats Every Writer Needs to Know. His newest book, Beat By Beat: A Cheat Sheet for Screenwriters, is slated for a July 2016 release by MWP, the #1 publisher for film and television books. Todd is also a contributing author to the #1 bestselling Tarcher-Penguin book, Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises from Today’s Best Writers and Teachers. Todd’s stories earned accolades with the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship and the PAGE International screenwriting competitions. He has optioned and sold numerous scripts. Todd is a frequent speaker and panelist at writing conventions, contributor to The Huffington Post and MovieMaker Magazine, and has appeared on Dateline NBC and NPR to promote his work.