Having built a free and popular beat sheet calculator, we wanted to share a little more information about how to use Blake Snyder’s amazing script analysis. It is combined with extras from all over the place. The simple purpose of the site is to provide a more detailed overview of how to build a script using Snyder’s, and others’ tools.
The 47 Ronin
Blake Snyder's amazingly effective analysis of Hollywood sript writing digs much deeper than the articls here. If any of this helps you, Snyder's books are the best. The first two are about process, and are highly recommended.
Orson Scott Card's Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction book contains some terriffic tools, including the MICE Quotient used on this site.