I love a good book! And I dislike books that flip back-and-forth between the same types of scenes over and over again.
I read one book where half the scenes took place in the same hospital room, without anything new happening. Yes, there was a hot doctor, and there was a bit of strife between the patient (main character one) and her sister (main character two). But for the most part, the book was boring.
3 easy tips to create scenes that are more interesting:
Once you’ve picked the city/town that your story will take place in, whether it’s fake or not, search locales nearby. Well, if it’s fake, how can you search locales? Pick a few towns that yours is similar to, and search those.
Spice things up! Think of an event that’s out of the normal day’s routine for your protagonist, things that people only do on occasion, such as scenes that encompasses a campfire, skinny dipping, a famous zoo, hiking, a Friday night football game, etc. Make it fun!
Add a new minor character in the scene. This character doesn’t have to be a part of the main plot, because they’re minor, or maybe this character becomes more of the main plot than you plan. But sometimes, adding a character can add a bit of mystery or fun. Make the character act the opposite of your protagonist.
I hope these tips help you write your book! Tell me in the comments tips and tricks you discover to make your book more interesting.
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