TITLE
7 POINT STORY STRUCTURE
MAIN STORY
SUBPLOTS

DESCRIPTION
ACTION/PLOT
CHARACTER ARC
SUBPLOT 1
(RELEVANT CHARACTERS)
SUBPLOT 2
(RELEVANT CHARACTERS)
SUBPLOT 3
(RELEVANT CHARACTERS)
SUBPLOT 4
(RELEVANT CHARACTERS)
SUBPLOT 5
(RELEVANT CHARACTERS)
Hook
The "before" picture. Tip: start with the opposite of the of Resolution.







Turning point 1
Introduces conflict and bridges gap between the Hook and the Midpoint. The character’s world changes. New people, new secrets, etc.







Pinch
point 2
Something bad happens.
Apply pressure, forcing the characters to act. Often used to introduce the villain.







Midpoint
The point at which the characters begin moving from one state to the other. From reaction to action.







Pinch
point 2
Something even worse happens. Apply even more pressure, until the situation seems hopeless.
Tip: These are the jaws of defeat from which your hero will be snatching victory. Make sure the teeth are sharp







Turning point 2
Bridges the gap between the Midpoint and the Resolution. Obtain the last thing needed to reached the resolution. Example: "Use the Force Luke."







Resolution
The Climax. Everything in the story leads to this moment.







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