A series examining the two important "halves" in each of story structure's major beats, beginning with the Inciting Event in the First Act.
Structurally speaking, the Inciting Event initiates the story's conflict, while the Climactic Moment fully resolves it.
Backstory influences plot events, character motives, and thematic subtext. Here are the only 4 questions you need to find your best backstory.
The first quarter of your story hinges upon two important and irreversible moments: the inciting event and the key event.
The first plot point is the moment when the setup ends, and your character crosses his personal Rubicon.