Writing the Midpoint, with examples from ‘Legends & Lattes’
How to tackle one of the most ambiguous plot beats.
When talking about plot structure, most of the important plot beats are easy to grasp. The inciting incident is exactly what it says — an event that sets the wider story in motion. The point of no return is, usually, the point where the hero can no longer go back.
But the midpoint? A lot of people struggle with it. This is because it’s an ambiguous plot point, with few hard rules.