Smitford 3: Meet Cute – Inciting Incident – Catalyst

Smitford Plot Terms:

Act 1
Sequence 3

Meet CuteInciting IncidentCatalyst – The moment where life as it is changes. It is the telegram, the act of catching your loved-one cheating, allowing a monster onboard the ship, meeting the true love of your life, etc. The “before” world is no more, change is underway.


Inciting event. 12% Mark. Page 1-40
A turning point occurs halfway through the First Act. This is the Call to Adventure, the moment the normal world is first significantly rocked by the conflict.
(KM Weiland,




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Smitford: 11/30/2021 / Update: 11/30/2021

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