Dreams of Schemes and Scenes

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Dreams of Schemes and Scenes

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crossed 1Scenes.

Goals.

Characters.

Dialog.

Action.

Disaster.

The protagonist worse off than before.

Driving the story forward.

Page after page.

Rising tension.

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Cool.

So, how do I write scenes like that?

How do I turn first draft mush in a publisher’s banquet?

Self-Editing For Fiction Writers comes, highly recommended.  The book format is read-a-little, exercise-a-little.  And, I’m very good at reading books.  Enthused, I start out, determined to improve myself.  Then…life happens…my next good idea fires my imagination…and I never finish.  So, I will try to hold myself accountable by posting the exercises.

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Read the first exercise,

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