Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Plot the Inciting Incident and First Attempt

1. Create an inciting incident for the each of the following beginnings that interrupts the routine of the character.

            a. Bob wakes up, gets ready and heads out in his car for his long commute to work.
            b. It is Kristin’s last day of school and she is going to a party with her friends.
            c.  Mr. Welker wakes up and set out to the mountains for a hike.

2. Think about the first attempt for a character who has the following problems.

            a.  In the first class of the day at high school, David’s girlfriend dumps him in front of the whole class.
            b. A ravenous dragon flew into town and scorched the entire village, leaving a sole survivor.

            c.  The bank is going to foreclose on the diner that is Mrs. Baker’s sole source of support if she can’t come up with enough money in one week.

3. Plot out your inciting incident and first try-fail cycle. 

No comments:

Post a Comment