Today is time for SECRET #2:Action Objectives.
- Story occurs when a character meets opposition along the course of pursuing his desire and then struggles to overcome it.
- Just when things can't possibly get worse for your main character, they should!
- Each scene in your story should have an action objective: something the main character hopes to accomplish. Conflicts occur in each scene to make obtaining that desire difficult.
- Each scene should be a logical progression toward your main character's desire. (not a shell you fill with backstory!)
Sure, we've all heard much of this before, but it's interesting to me that actors pursue story and scene in much the same way as writers.
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