Episode 130 - Energising each scene in your novel with polarity shifts and scene turns

November 10, 2018 00:18:50
Episode 130 - Energising each scene in your novel with polarity shifts and scene turns
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Episode 130 - Energising each scene in your novel with polarity shifts and scene turns
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What must a scene have to really make it work? It's not action, it's not dialogue, it's not sparkling description, wonderful those these things can be. For a scene to work something that matters needs to change. In this episode, we explore these changes or polarity shifts to show this principle, with an example story that contains some scenes with these shifts and some that do not to show what a difference that make.

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