Writing Tips: How To Craft A Compelling Scene – by Rosie O’Neill…

on The Creative Penn:

Scenes really are the building blocks of any novel, a pocket of story that frames your characters and plot in a defined time and place.

Making sure these building blocks are working hard for your manuscript helps to develop a finished project that’s really captivating and compelling – and crucially, not carrying any extra weight or unnecessary words.

These are things I usually dig into as I’m revising or editing, but if you’re a writer who outlines extensively, it can also be a great way to plan a really secure first draft.

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