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:
(It’s helpful to look at the Midpoints in all ten full story breakdowns included in each workbook!)
And read about the Midpoint of The Hunger Games
And the Midpoint of Silence of the Lambs
And the Midpoint of Raiders of the Lost Ark