The climactic scene is the hero’s last confrontation with the antagonist and her personal lie. Tips for getting the most out of this scene
The final battle part 2 is the last step before the climax. Don’t ruin your ending by falling into cliché and lazy solutions
The fight has just begun, but your character’s journey is nearly over. Now everything is in place. This time your hero is ready for the final battle part 1
This scene is about creating anticipation. Pull your readers in by reminding them what’s at stake and why they need to know how this all will end.
The second plot point is the final piece of information the character needs to complete his arc and finally solve his problem
The character arc is in shambles. Now, the character is floundering. Ruled by the original lie, the hero can no longer move forward. All hope is lost.
Today, the main character has failed his test. His character arc is in ruins. In the sequel to the second plot point, the new belief crumbles.
The second pinch point is the beginning of the collapse. Whatever you decide to do to ruin your hero’s plan, make it a powerful one.
Are your secondary characters lazy? Make them do their jobs
Scene planning worksheets will give you a simple framework to brainstorm your ideas so you will be ready when you actually have time to write.