Smitford Plot Terms:
|Introduce H2||Opening Image & Hook||Opening Image/ Set-Up/ Theme Stated|
The First Act (1%-25%): Setup. Characters, settings, and themes are introduced within the context of your character’s Normal World. (KM Weiland, https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/novel-writing-checklist/)
First Act time line.
Hook. 1% mark. Page: 1 Chapter 1
This opening moment is your opening, the first thing that happens in your story, perhaps even the first line.
Set up, 1% to 12%. Page 1-5
Turn about your characters their goals and the stakes.
(KM Weiland, https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/novel-writing-checklist/)
Romancing the Beat
Jami Gold Romance Beat Sheet
Save the Cat
Smitford: 11/30/2021 / Update: 11/30/2021