How to Plan, Write, and Develop a Book: What Makes a Chapter? What Makes a Scene?

“How to Plan, Write, and Develop a Book” by Mary Carroll Moore. 17 September, 2011.

“A common question in my book-writing classes is the difference between chapters and scenes.  Both are pathways, bridges between one moment and the next.  But what makes a chapter work?  What makes a collection of scenes warrant its own chapter?

In my teaching, I’ve learned these are essential signposts for each, which help the writer know how to section her manuscript–and if more or less is needed.”

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