AnyThing But Typical: Ren Steneman

  • Exposition 1 Background

    Exposition 1 Background
    Jason is an autistic boy who writes stories online. He is very intelligent and makes little contact with people.
  • Exposition 2 Setting

    Exposition 2 Setting
    This takes place during the modern school year in Weston, Connecticut.
  • Exposition 3 Characters

    Exposition 3 Characters
    Characters include Jason, his mom and dad PhoenixBird (Rebecca) Seth and Jeremy.
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  • Exposition 4 Conflict

    Exposition 4 Conflict
    A girl with the screen name PhoenixBird, who Jason met on Storyboard, is fond of him.
  • Rising Action 1

    Rising Action 1
    Rebecca sends Jason a story of hers to read. Jason then found out that this is for PhoenixBird's L.A. class. Jason helps her get an A.
  • Rising Action 2

    Rising Action 2
    Jason gets sent home from school when he acts up in art class.
  • Rising Action 3

    Jason kicks his cousin Seth for telling Jason to get his brother and get out of his room. Jason is constantly saying throughout how he hates Seth.
  • Rising Action 4

    Jason, on a Storyboard chat, discovers PhoenixBird's real name, Rebecca, and Jason tells her his.
  • Rising Action 5

    Rising Action 5
    Jason creates a story about a dwarf Bennu, who tries to get a new operation to help him get taller, but it fails.
  • Rising Action 6

    Rising Action 6
    Jason hears about the Storyboard convention and wants to go up until the point he finds out Rebecca is going too.
  • Rising Action 7

    Rising Action 7
    Jason's mother was upset she was not chosen by Jason to go to Storyboard with him, even though she didn't want to go.
  • Climax

    Jason makes the difficult decision to get on the flight with his mother, even though he told Rebecca he wasn't going.
  • Falling Action 1

    Jason's airplane lands in Dallas for the convention.
  • Falling Action 2

    Falling Action 2
    Jason meets Rebecca, who is surprised by his arrival, and Jason sees that Rebecca is blind.
  • Falling Action 3

    Jason sees Rebecca at a restuarant, which only adds to his pressure.
  • Falling Action 4

    Jason promised he would never write a story again as much as he hates Seth.
  • Falling Action 5

    Falling Action 5
    Jason needs to impress Rebecca without ending their relationship.
  • Resolution 1

    Resolution 1
    Jason meets a small writer Hamilton, who encourages him to keep writing.
  • Resolution 2

    Rebecca and Jason still have a relationship after their last encounter.
  • Resolution 3

    Resolution 3
    Jason gets on an airplane and rides home, where his mother tells him she learned to have courage because of him.
  • Resolution 4

    Resolution 4
    Jason rewrites the ending of his Bennu story. Before Bennu gets the operation, he says "Sorry, Doc. I changed my mind. This is who I am. This is me."