by Allie Theiss
Who doesn’t love a good plot twist that gets your heart pounding and causes you to scream out a “WTF?!”
Viewers love to be surprised, and writers enjoy throwing surprises into the screenplay. A shocking plot twist deliberately doesn’t fit in with the apparent storyline. But there it is anyway, intended to change things up and pivot the plot.
However, have you really ever watched a plot twist that had you gasping for air? Did it literally send you into a panic attack?