Screenwriting Tricks for Authors

The MIDPOINT Game-Changer – Part 2

Let’s talk about that sagging middle. Of your book or script, I mean!

This month we’ll be moving into the third quarter—often the darkest and most difficult quarter! —of a book or script: Act 2: Part 2, what I call THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL. But first I want to make absolutely sure that everyone has absorbed the crucial concepts of the MIDPOINT!

If you’ve noticed a worrisome lull towards the halfway mark of your story, the first thing you need to look at is your Midpoint Climax. Really understanding the purpose and dynamics of a powerful Midpoint is one of the best things you can ever do for your writing.

So to review, make sure you’ve read: MIDPOINT: the Tentpole of Your Book or Script

And watched this video:


And here’s this week’s video:


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You can also find much more about the Midpoint in the workbooks: