Today on Write Better Fiction we’ll cover Is Your Scene Anchored? Write Better Fiction is a process to help you critique your own manuscript and give yourself feedback. This will help you improve your novel, so you’re ready to submit it to an editor.
One could argue that asking yourself if your scene is anchored should fall under setting or under plot.
I’ve included scene anchoring under plot because it’s more than setting, and I think it leads well into the next topics we’ll cover, which are hook, development and climax of a scene.
So what does it mean to anchor a scene?
The reader needs to know:
- Who has the point of view
- Where the character is
- What the timing of the scene is
POINT OF VIEW:
We’ve dealt with point of view in detail, so I won’t say much here except you should check whether the reader…
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