Many novels follow a three act formula. Find out more about three act novels and how to use this common story structure.

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Your Book’s Inciting Event: It’s Not What You Think It Is | #writingtips #writingcraft #writing

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The three-act structure divides a story into three parts: setup, confrontation, and resolution. For this post, I’m going to use the movie The Wizard of Oz as an example...

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Joseph Campbell describes the journey hero's take in stories, but I believe that we all can learn something from these stages. I hold this belief because we all should be the hero in our own lives ...

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The Arch Plot: This is the best distillation of the classic three-act plot that I have ever seen. If you go to her blog, she has broken it down into 11 story beats.

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Three Act Structure — Act II (the Middle) - The simplest building blocks of a story are found in the basic Three Act Structure (which can be used for both screenplay and novels). Act 1 is the beginning, Act 2 is the middle, and Act 3 is the ending. The components in the Three Act Structure are basically fundamental stages along the way of a story.

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