MILK RUN- The Story’s Climax

If you draw a line graph showing the relative tension and excitement of a story, the line’s highest point should be at the climax of the story.  Yes, yes, that’s the place, the magic spot where you want to bring your readers.  And if applied correctly, with the right words and tone, with the correct use of rhythm, power and depth, readers will experience an ecstasy, a sort of rapacious delight that…

MILK RUN- The Story’s Second Act Turn

First he overcame the discovery of his missing fiancée (Smriti) turned enemy and addicted to an alien drug, then a mutiny, then the near destruction of his ship.  Now our hero, Captain Toby must over come the death of Commander Emerson who became a fatherly friend.   Up to now, these three events have blocked Toby from achieving what he set out to do in MILK RUN’s First Act Turn…