Aha Moment A character’s insight or sudden understanding reveals something important about the character or the plot. Look for the moment when the writer seems to interrupt the action, or perhaps puts a character off alone to think and some realization occurs to him or her. … I suddenly realized that … …At that moment, I finally understood … Ask: “Why might this realization be important? How might this change things?” What words told you this was going to be an AHA Moment? Page # What realization came to the character’s mind? How is this realization likely to be important in the story? “All of a sudden I knew what I had to do” 251 Crash can’t let this kid pass him. I think he’s going to confront this kid he’s referred to as a “funnylooking dorky little runt.” He’s going to make him stop and humiliate him “The thought came to me…” The grandparents of Crash and Webb might have liked each other.