Tag: Three Act structure

FROM THE VAULTS: Week 2, Act 2

FROM THE VAULTS: Week 2, Act 2

Act II is most commonly referred to as the rising action. It’s marked by several things, but the two most important aspects are the escalation of tension and the further development of the character.

FROM THE VAULTS: Three Weeks, Three Acts

FROM THE VAULTS: Three Weeks, Three Acts

I thought it might be fun to take a few weeks to look at the three act structure. While most commonly used for screenplays, fiction writers have used the same set-up for decades.