How to Train Your Inciting Incident
Understanding that what incites is something easily definable
When it comes to the construction of a solid story, there seems to be some confusion over how it actually begins. In an attempt to generalize and make easily accessible the idea of the initial plot point, many have reduced meaningful storytelling to a generic assumption that can cause confusion among new writers.
Tying Objective Characters to the Story Goal
Frame each player’s motivation within the context of the central goal.
One of the very best things you can do for your story is to tie each and every character to the Story Goal.