Too Sudden?

by Tiegan
(New South Wales, Australia)

Question: I often read through the stories I begin, and I feel like all of the individual events end too quickly. What can I do to change this?

Answer: Break them down into stages. Give them a dramatic arc with a begnning, middle, and end - or perhaps beginning, complication, conflict, and resolution (and don't cut any stage short).

Try being more specific. Replace vague terms with specific detail. Make sure you describe events internally and externally and include as many senses as possible.

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