Posted on 06/14/2018 at 04:28 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Knowing what makes a complete scene means the difference between keeping what you’ve just written or tossing it aside.

Seems simple, right? Well, maybe. 

Rebecca Monterusso, a Story Grid certified developmental editor and writer, has advice on recognizing a scene and improving upon them over on Jane Friedman’s website.

In a nutshell, she says, scenes “should do the same thing your global story does: upset the life value of the character and put them on a path to try and restore it.”

Read the full post here.

Categories: Behind the scenes

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