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Ella: Better Plans

I solemnly swear I will never start another book without knowing what the climax of the story is going to be.

Finishing this book is like trying to lose the last five pounds of baby weight. 605 more words


Cracking A Beautiful Mind's Schizophrenic Inciting Incident.

“We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion.  The great task in life is to find reality.”  

–Iris Murdoch

One of the challenging aspects of analyzing a film is choosing which lens to view its story through.   1,522 more words

Story Structure

Dissecting Robert McKee's Analysis of Ordinary People's Inciting Incident: Did The Story Guru Get It Right?

As a long-time fan of Robert McKee’s book Story and having attended one of his weekend seminars, I’ve admired his analysis of the film Ordinary People… 2,189 more words

Story Structure

Inciting Incident

Inciting incident is the spring board that drives the story forward – causes your protagonist to act.

This week in my writing critique group we had a great discussion about inciting incidents, where they should occur in the story and can you have more than one. 69 more words

Children's Writing

The Inciting Incident

What is this?

This is my adventure through my next segment of life.  I’ve decided that I have what is called “preoccupied/anxious attachment”.  For more on this:  2,259 more words

Inciting Incident