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Story Basics: Inciting Incidents and Inventory Control

A few years back I was an inventory manager for a company that repaired specialized equipment. It was a family owned company, but they’d been in business for decades and they had deep pockets. 1,315 more words

Writing

And The Results Are In

I quite enjoy it when I can just write without overthinking things, it is like my brain connections have removed their traffic cones, barriers, stop signs and it’s all a go go go.   170 more words

Writing

Initial Progress

Some writing has already been done this week. I’m attempting to map out and write the inciting moment in the story (of which I hope to share as a go along). 162 more words

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The Real Beginning...

Wait, I thought the previous post was the real beginning. What’s this now?

I suppose it all depends on your definition. That was where it originated. 463 more words

Gardening

Inciting Incidents

There was a remarkable conjunction in bed this morning. It got my creative juices going, even put a smile on my face. Not easy to do at sun up on a curmudgeonly night owl. 239 more words

Inciting Moment: What It Is and Why You Should Care

by Andrea Lundgren

Recently, I was explaining the concept of an inciting moment to my five-year-old (he’s a bit young, but one might as well start early, right?), and it got me thinking about how critical the concept is. 881 more words

Writing

Kicking your protagonist in the pants: The inciting incident and your point of attack

Have you ever had that moment where you went to see a play or movie, to hear a lecture, to have a talk with someone you know, or even just spent time working on a project where you left thinking, “Gee. 658 more words

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