Daily Archives: June 14, 2014

Progrep 8: Reaction, Not Just Action

I keep reminding myself that each scene must further the character’s purpose, no matter how many other purposes that scene might have. ┬áThe scene must spring from the character’s motive(s) and show us something about the character’s inner landscape, offering the reader an emotional handle, a hand to grip. ┬áThe character’s reaction matters as much, if not more, than the action itself.