The Ultimate Screenwriter’s Guide To Twists & Turns
Who doesn’t love a good mind blowing plot twist!?
Epic movie moments you never saw coming make you wonder how the filmmaker(s) got the better of you. A well executed twist in a screenplay is difficult to construct but so overwhelmingly rewarding when it works. Watching a big twist on the big screen is inspiring but even more so if you created the moment yourself.
Below you’ll find over 30 screenwriting resources that will help you create and/or refine twists in your narrative. Make every moment unpredictable and keep your audience guessing. Then, just when they think they have your screenplay figured out, hit them with another unforgettable turn!
Tips on characters, believability, surprise endings & more await! Plus complete guides to the most famous movie twists of all time!
Story Plot Points: Twists & Turns | The Script Lab
The Five Types Of Twist Endings | Alec Worley
Don’t Withhold; Reveal And Complicate | Flying Wrestler
Screenwriting: Turn, Turn, Turn | Lit Reactor
Twist And Doubt: Movie Plot Twists & Surprise Endings | Go Into The Story
25 Turns, Pivots & Twists To Complicate Your Story | Terrible Minds
Twists In The Tale | Write So Fluid
How To Write Great Twists For Your Third Act | Movie Outline
Twists and Turns | Let’s Schmooze
Dramatic Irony & Twists In The Tale | Bang 2 Write
Twist The Predictable | The Story Bodyguard
How To Write A Good Plot Twist | Arbitrary Nonsense
Twist Endings | Let’s Schmooze
Plot Twist Generator | Writer’s Den
5 Ways To Write Killer Plot Twists | Helping Writers Become Authors
The 50 Best Movie Twists | Complex
30 Greatest Twist Endings | Total Film
10 Awful Plot Twists That Completely Ruined Great Movies | What Culture
Top 10 Best Film Twists | The Script Lab
The 10 Most Shocking Movie Plot Twists | The Richest
20 Shocking Movie Plot Twists | Digital Spy
The Possibility Of A Post-Plot Twist Era | Film School Rejects
50 Best Movie Twist Endings Of All Time | Bro Bible
11 Great Films Ruined By Terrible Plot Twists | We Got This Covered
Top 15 Plot Twists In Movie History | Style Blazer
18 Famous Movie Twists Revealed | Buzz Feed