Inciting incident is the spring board that drives the story forward – causes your protagonist to act.
This week in my writing critique group we had a great discussion about inciting incidents, where they should occur in the story and can you have more than one.
Below is a great article I found regarding inciting incidents from The Editor’s Blog.
Please see the link to the Editor’s Blog an always useful source of information.
Not only is this a great article, but the responses are also very thought provoking.
Hope this blog helps all the aspiring writers out there. I would love to hear your comments on inciting incidents.