Many of us start with great ideas for our story, so we begin our draft in an energetic scramble to get our ideas down on the page. But how do we get from those opening pages to the rest of our story?
Can the story beat of an Inciting Incident help us? What about the story beat of a First Plot Point? And what’s the difference between those two anyway?
Let’s take a look at Inciting Incidents, First Plot Points, and how we can use them to help our story.