Today’s guest blogger is our friend Eric, who blogs at one of our fave sites, Quantum Storytelling. Enjoy!
I give myself one hour to write a scene. Sometimes I can write two, maybe even three scenes in an hour if I’m really on fire. But I only ever expect myself to be able to write one. There’s a hidden benefit to one hour writing, do you know what it is?
If you can’t write your scene inside of an hour, then you most likely have one of two problems that need to be addressed:
- You haven’t really figured out what the scene is about.
- You don’t really know what your story is about, and your story may have problems at the larger level.
The first issue is pretty easy to correct, in my experience. [Read more…]