Beats to Story

Posted On Oct 28 2013 by

Okay, with only a few days remaining in October, you should have your story beats lined up. Every character has at least one goal, most will have three or more. That means if you have 7 characters with 3 or more goals, that’s 21 individual goals. Each goal will have at least 3 beats–a beginning, middle, and end. Or a before the moment of enlightenment, moment of enlilghtenment, and after moment of enlightenment. So that’s 3 beats for each goal x 21 goals = 63 beats. Chances are it’s more like 80 to 100 beats. Beats and Scenes Now beats …