Smitford Plot Terms: Phase 3: Retreating from Love: Inkling of Doubt – Pinch Point #2 – Bad guys Close In
Phase 3: Retreating from Love
– Doubt, jealousy, fear, foes both physical and emotional regroup to defeat the main character’s goal, and the main character’s “great”/“awful” situation disintegrates.
|Phase 3: Retreating from Love||—||—|
|Inkling of Doubt||Pinch Point #2 [Again, not the same as “Inkling of Doubt,” just sort of lines up]||Bad guys Close In – Doubt, jealousy, fear, foes both physical and emotional regroup to defeat the main character’s goal, and the main character’s “great”/“awful” situation disintegrates.|
Second pitch point. 62% mark. Page 124. Chapter 8 Page 127
Foreshadows third plot point and serves to remind the protagonist what is at stake.
(KM Weiland, https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/novel-writing-checklist/)
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Smitford: 11/30/2021 / Update: 11/30/2021