How to Write a MacGuffin

What is a MacGuffin? Well, Wikipedia defines MacGuffin as… Just kidding. When you hear the word MacGuffin think motivation. That’s all MacGuffins are. A thing for your characters to chase after. A plot device, usually in the form of an object, that propels the action of your story. MacGuffins are Continue Reading

What to do with your Inciting Incident

What is an Inciting Incident? Put simply, an inciting incident is a story event that sets off the conflict of your plot. Everything that comes before your inciting incident is what we call exposition. Here, you’re giving your reader background information on characters, setting, etc. Will talk more about exposition Continue Reading