Samantha Talley - Gemini Ink

Film Structure and Fiction: A New Approach to Plotting Narrative 

In this generative class, we’ll explore how the structure of films can enhance our fiction, whether novels or short stories. We’ll analyze how to use plot points (“doorways of no return”), midpoints, inciting incidents, and pinches to build solid narratives that bolster our characters and themes. Bring either a project you’ve been struggling with or a new idea whose plot remains a mystery.

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