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Answer these 3 questions about your story stakes, and keep readers turning the pages of your screenplay or novel. (Includes one surefire strategy to raise the stakes of your story!)

Use these 3 keys to turn your hero's "all is lost" moment into a screenwriter's win.

Find out why heroes are grateful for their Act Two defeat. Plus, a Lord of the Rings Thanksgiving.

Has story structure ever given you a headache? Plot your screenplay or novel, step by step, with this free story structure worksheet. (It's way better than aspirin!)