WIP – How Do I Write Scenes

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How Does Your WIP Grow?

How I Write Scenes

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Dialog that won’t get to the point?

Scenes taking too long for something to happen?

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That was me.

I’m sixteen scenes into my WIP.  I finally found a way to write them.

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Is it hard?  Not once I get started.

Do I have to do some planning?  Yippers.

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So, how do I do it?

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First of all, I outline my stories.  Does that make me a plotter vs a panster?  More or less.  (In case you didn’t know those are terms thrown around by the community, and are not complimentary.  A plotter is someone who outlines before they write.  A panster writes without an outline.)

Both approaches are interesting.  When I write Micro Fiction (stories in one hundred words), I pants.  When I write longer stories, I become a plotter.  Otherwise, I have no idea where the story will go.

I used Incident Designs to create my outlines.  Click here to read about Incident Designs. Continue reading

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