3 Answered Questions for the topic pacing
What are common attributes of the Steampunk genre?
These attributes could be character archetypes or traits, attributes of the setting, characteristics of plot or pacing, and broader themes. Essentially, I'd like to build a definition of the genre... more
Problem: Scenes that are unavoidable, but boring?
More specifically: Two of my book series' main characters are (temporarily) diplomats. It's unavoidable to the progress of the plot. But diplomacy is inherently slow and boring. So, the general... more
How does the placement of transition sentences affects the meaning/tone of a piece?
Example:> Finally, I began questioning the kid. What was her name? Where were> her parents? And most important, what was she doing outside in this> horrible weather? She replied to none of... more