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Adding Something New

delicate balance

Perhaps one of the largest challenges I’m having as I go through Jacoby Figurine is finding areas that need to be fleshed out or areas that can have scenes inserted in between. Luckily, there are plenty of holes where I either didn’t include enough information (read the previous posts about developing characters in particular) or where I had assumed the reader has information that the reader really doesn’t have.

At the same time though, I need to be cautious and not add to something that already has all it needs. I would rather the story be shorter and more concise than allow the story go off on a tangent that I won’t address later. That said, if I can add more threads to the story and weave them in, I am not opposed to that either. It is a delicate balancing act though and I am very conscious of what I am adding and why.

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This entry was posted on December 10, 2012 by in Editing and tagged , , , , .
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