7 POINT STORY STRUCTURE
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.
Something bad happens.
Apply pressure, forcing the characters to act. Often used to introduce the villain.
The point at which the characters begin moving from one state to the other. From reaction to action.
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."
The Climax. Everything in the story leads to this moment.