Today on Write Better Fiction we’ll cover Scenes Per Chapter. 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.
Last week we talked about the number of words in a scene. Today, I’m going to share how I look at the number of scenes in a chapter.
A scene or several scenes will make up a chapter. The Scenes Per Chapter report will illustrate the structure of your novel based on scenes in each chapter.
An author has two choices. Every chapter can have the same number of scenes, or the number of scenes per chapter varies throughout the novel.
A similar number of scenes per chapter: An author may choose to write chapters composed of exactly the same number of scenes or a similar…
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