The inciting incident or “call to adventure” is the event that launches the main action of a story, whether you’re writing fiction or nonfiction.
When your inciting incident is powerful and upends the life of your protagonist, you have one of the key ingredients for a gripping and unforgettable story that your readers won’t be able to put down.
In this video, I share three rules for crafting powerful inciting incidents and also look at mistakes to avoid when writing this critical part of your story.
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