How To Write an Inciting Incident By Putting Your Characters in a Pickle

cartoon pickle saying "Put your characters in a pickle and the audience will love you."

Somebody once said — I think it might’ve been Mel Brooks — “If your Act 3 doesn’t work, go back and rewrite Act 1.” Every movie and film must start somewhere, right? If the movie doesn’t start, then there’s probably something wrong with the projector. But if the feature-length film is 45 minutes into its … Read more

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