"So, I can go into my books and help my characters?" - Carl
" Looks like it." - Paula
Inside Story is an upcoming indie drama/fantasy film about a man who enters the worlds he writes in his novels, and fixes plot holes while inside the story. It will be written and directed by Some Writer.
- Alternate Reality: Whenever someone edits the story while Carl is in it.
- Can't Get Away with Nuthin': Joey, who believed that Markus had got his parents permission to travel with him, only to be arrested later.
- Cool Uncle: Joey, the laid-back adventurous uncle of Markus, who casually takes him halfway across America to investigate a Government Conspiracy.
- Help Yourself in the Future: Younger Carl, who tells older Carl information about his ability through Dream Sequences.
- I Won't Say I'm Guilty: Joey, when wrongly accused of kidnapping.Carl: Maybe it would be easier to just plead guilty and get the two years jail time?Joey: Never! I am not a child kidnapper, I am innocent, and I refuse to be thought of otherwise!
- Plot Tumor: The plot of the book Carl enters.
- Spy's Suspicious Spouse: Not a spy, but Tammy counts, before she learns of Carl's ability.