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Chapter Discussion

Postby CageSage » Wed, 09 Oct 2019 9:19 am

https://blog.bookbaby.com/2019/09/craft ... t-chapter/

Although I prefer to write in chunks known as scenes, this is a good discussion on why there are chapters, what they do ... which is almost what a scene does, so I like it!

Any thoughts?

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Re: Chapter Discussion

Postby Rath Darkblade » Wed, 09 Oct 2019 10:40 am

Hmm. They do sound like scenes. :) I thought I was onto a good thing when I made my scenes into chapters. (Huzzah!) ;)
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Re: Chapter Discussion

Postby CageSage » Wed, 09 Oct 2019 2:17 pm

:s
Yes, sounds a bit same-same to me. I've never found a satisfactory definition for the purpose of a chapter, except that it's where to stick the bookmark. Scenes make sense - it's one event in one setting from one POV where something changes; in effect, a small story that contributes to the bigger story.
A chapter may have one or more scenes, or it may have no correlation to a scene ...
At least the layout in the link is something that sounds like a scene, so I understand it. A bit.


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