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1. Stasis - this is basically the overall setting or "everyday life" in the story.

2. Trigger - something that is not controlled in any way by the protagonist, but helps to 'trigger' the story (get it going in other words).

3. Quest - the trigger leads to this quest (protagonist may need to find something, improve their circumstances etc)

4. Surprise(s) - this is more-or-less the biggest chunk of the story. They could include conflicts, complications or even pleasant/happier events. They should neither be too random or too predictable, but the right amount of 'unpredictable.'

5. Critical choice - this is when the protagonist needs to make decisions that will lead to the final outcome. The true personalities of characters start to unveil around this point.

6. Climax - the decisions made by the protagonist lead up to the climax; the part that every reader should be hooked on!

7. Reversal - this is the outcome of the climax. Things start to change and fall into place.

8. Resolution - basically a refreshed version of stasis, but obviously where the story comes full circle and is complete!

  1. Stasis
  2. Trigger
  3. The quest
  4. Surprise
  5. Critical choice
  6. Climax
  7. Reversal
  8. Resolution
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