When plotting your book the scene you probably know immediately is the Inciting Incident. It’s the event that kicks off all of the action in your book. The Inciting Incident is what pushes your character to make some choice or embark on some journey that is the main purpose of your story. The Inciting Incident … [Read more…]
The hero’s journey is a classic story structure that seems to be embedded in all of us. This video gives examples from movies, myths and literature. It’s worth a view, especially if the hero’s journey and quest structure is new to you as a writer.