31. Anatomy of a Well-Structured Scene

Every scene in your book should include three key components that follow a nice arc. These arcs can be seen in virtually every blockbuster story, from Hollywood films to #1 bestselling novels. Failing to include these elements could mean losing your readers' interest or confusing them. So let's talk about how to structure your scenes.


In this lesson, we'll cover:


  • The 3 parts to a scene arc.

  • Examples of different ways this arc can manifest.

  • The most important piece of every scene.

  • How to keep your readers' rapt attention.


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