July 11, 2017The First Plot Point Of A Story
An older article from the Vault explains the importance of clearly defining the start of a story.
May 17, 2017In Regards To The Inciting Incident
A popular term of story matters little in the final analysis.
September 18, 2016What The Inciting Incident Of A Story Really Is
> The subjective nature of the Inciting Incident prevents it from being an effective tool for structuring a story.
The Inciting Incident of Star Wars
Every complete story begins with the creation of an inequity, an inequity that requires resolution.
The True Nature of the Inciting Incident
Stories begin with an inequity; one that doesn’t have to be tied to the central character.
Four Acts, Not Three
The idea of a Three Act structure dates itself as an incomplete understanding of the flow of narrative.