How to Nail the Purpose of Your Novel’s Scenes – by C.S. Lakin…
on Writers Helping Writers:
Ever read a scene in a novel, get to the end, and scratch your head?
Have you ever asked, “What the heck was the purpose of that scene? Nothing really happened—at least nothing interesting or _____? (important, revealing, tense, or funny … you fill in the blank).
It should be obvious that every scene—and let me emphasize every—should have a purpose.