The Domino Effect


When Lily Hevesh was 9, her grandparents gave her a classic 28-piece set of dominoes. She loved setting them up in straight or curved lines and flicking the first one to watch it tumble. Her obsession with dominoes grew to such a degree that she now earns a living as a professional domino artist. She’s arranged mind-blowing domino installations for movies, TV shows and events—including the album launch for Katy Perry. Hevesh has created a YouTube channel with more than 2 million subscribers where she shares her amazing setups.

Her most complex creations take several nail-biting minutes to fall. And it takes a lot of careful planning and attention to detail to ensure the dominoes are lined up just right. Nevertheless, Hevesh explains that one physical phenomenon is crucial to her domino projects: gravity. “When a domino falls, its potential energy is converted into kinetic energy which carries over to the next domino,” she says.

Once this energy is transmitted to the next domino, it gives them a little push. This nudge causes the next domino to tip over, which in turn provides a push for the one after that and so on. It’s this energy cascade that makes the most impressive domino setups possible.

Domino effect is a phrase that describes any event or behavior that leads to greater-than-expected consequences. We see this all the time in our daily lives—one choice can cause a series of unexpected side effects, like when a change to our diet or exercise habits leads to positive changes in other behaviors as well.

The best stories have this same domino effect: a sequence of smooth action that builds and builds until the big climax. When you’re writing, think about how your characters’ actions will impact the other scenes in the story and make sure there are no hiccups in the logic.

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