There’s a writing skill that many novelists struggle with. It’s something that read-a-chapter-a-month critique groups often miss: Pacing.
We all know that you need to start off with an inciting incident — at least by the end of the first chapter. But after there, it can get a bit fuzzy.
Techniques to try:
1 - Beat Sheets
2 - Varying sentence structure
3 - Shuffling scenes
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