Dwight Swain calls these two choices “scenes” and “sequels”. This is horrendously confusing, since both of these are what most ordinary people call scenes.
Scene and sequel are two types of written passages used by authors to advance the plot of a story. Scenes propel a story forward as the character attempts to
Jun 19, 2017 Our lives are made up of scenes and sequels. We live through times of action and periods of reflection. Novels are also made up of these
I first encountered the concept of scenes and sequels in a book by Jack M. Bickham, Scene and Structure: How to construct fiction with scene-by-scene flow,
The two parts of the Scene: action (scene) and reaction (sequel). The three active parts of the scene: goal, conflict, and disaster. The three reactive parts of the
Jan 5, 2015 Scene and Sequel is a technique developed by Dwight Swain in his book, Techniques of the Selling Writer. (If you haven't checked it out,
Then you need to know all about scenes and sequels. Scenes and sequels are the one-two punch of a story that make it page-turning fiction. If you don't know
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definitions and use of scenes, sequels and chapters.
We'll do it with the cunning use of Head and Tail scenes. This method is based on Dwight Swain's 'scenes' and 'sequels'. Roughly speaking, Head scenes are