Some claim the inciting incident this must be a singular event that happens to the main protagonist and others that it must happen on page 10. But does it? Ivo Raza explains.
Script Editor Hayley McKenzie gives a handy guide to the psychology of stress to help really put your characters through the ringer.
Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! In last month’s article, I wrote about the structural element known as the inciting incident and the irrevocable nature of it in the main character’s life. As part of that, I advised that for maximum impact story-wise it should come between...
The three-act screenplay structure is what movie goers are familiar with, but sometimes a writer needs to upset the apple cart to make a good film great.
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