What to do with your Inciting Incident – From the Maltese Tiger Blog


What to do with your Inciting Incident

What is an Inciting Incident?

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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 later.
Now you’re probably thinking, “But I’ve seen movies that jump right into the action. Isn’t that the inciting incident?”

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