Keywords: writing , david moldawer , lisa cron , novel writing
This happened and then this happened and then this happened. It’s like you telling me in boring detail how you drove to my house. Quite frankly, I don’t care how you got here, I just care that you’ve arrived safely.
Good stories keep moving you forward because something happens that leads to something else happening. There’s a causal relationship between events that connects them and makes sense to the reader. Everything happens for a reason, but sometimes it takes a while for that reason to be revealed.
The author’s job is to make you wonder what happened and why it happened.https://margaretmoon.com/2020/11/22/how-stories-work