DM-001: The Heart of Texas 3: Caroline's Child - Milestones
I haven't actually read this book, just milestoned it, but the milestones are clear and bright.
Hook: Grady likes Caroline but is awkward around her.
Inciting Incident: Grady may have a rival in his brother Richard.
Plot Turn 1: Grady has managed to get Caroline on a date.
Pinch 1: Grady's enthusiuasm for Caroline might make waves at home.
Midpoint: Grady and Caroline become a couple.
Pinch Point 2: Caroline can't find her daughter (Maggie), who accidentally ended up with Richard, who turns out to be a jerk.
Plot Turn 2: Caroline is really into Grady and they're about to have some peaceful time alone.
Deciding Incident: Caroline tells Grady that she once had a sexual relationship with Richard.
Conclusion: Grady, Caroline and Maggie are going to be a happy family.
|Page Calc||Pages||Milestones||Quote||Range MaL||Range MiL||Range MiH||Range MaH|
|End page||7||Hook||At the post office, Grady Weston is flustered by Caroline Daniels, whom he wants to tell he finds her attractive.||13.5625||20.125|
|217||32.375||Inciting Incident||At dinner, Grady's brother Richard wins over Maggie and appears to be winning over Caroline. Grady excuses himself.||19.25||25.8125||38.9375||45.5|
|First page||58.75||Plot Turn 1||Wade approves of Grady's date: Caroline.||45.625||52.1875||65.3125||71.875|
|7||85.125||Pinch 1||Grady invites Caroline and Maggie to look at a colt. Maggie can name it. Savannah will wring Grady's neck for inviting company without consulting her first.||72||78.5625||91.6875||98.25|
|Prepages||111.5||Midpoint||Grady offers to be Caroline's prince. They kiss for a long time.||98.375||104.9375||118.0625||124.625|
|6||137.875||Pinch 2||Richard treats Maggie unkindly.||124.75||131.3125||144.4375||151|
|Page total||164.25||Plot Turn 2||Caroline looks forward to picnicking with Grady.||151.125||157.6875||170.8125||177.375|
|211||190.625||Deciding Incident||Caroline tells Grady that Maggie's father is Richard.||177.5||184.0625||197.1875||203.75|
|217||Conclusion||Grady tells Caroline that she and Maggie are both easy to love.||203.875||210.4375|