Editing Hangups: Question Scenes

Editing Hangups: Question Scenes

For me, question scenes are among the biggest sins you can commit as a writer. I define a question scene as an encounter between characters where one person has a point to make and the other is there to receive it, by being a sounding board and just parroting it back to the original speaker. In other words, it's an info dump but with two characters kinda-sorta speaking.

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A Peak Behind the Curtain

A Peak Behind the Curtain

This evening, I leave for vacation. Nine glorious days away from the retail landscape. Only my second time (that I can remember) that I get to see the ocean and the majority of that time will be at the beach, soaking up all of it that I can. Now, I'm not saying all this to brag, but part of the reason I was so looking forward to this escape was I would get to focus on my writing, away from all the distractions I usually have. Only now I'm having trouble forcing any words out in my fiction.

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