LOOK I KNOW I DON’T HAVE ENOUGH READERS YET TO DO A FOR-REAL OPEN THREAD
DRESS FOR THE BLOG YOU WANT
Since it’s an open thread, you can discuss whatever you’d like — but if you’d like a prompt, I’d suggest watching the latest Lessons from the Screenplay video:
Michael Tucker always makes excellent points about storytelling, and in this video he reminds us that every scene is about desire — that is, even if the purpose of the scene is to give a piece of exposition or whatever, the characters still need to be going after what they want.
It was exactly what I needed to hear, at this point in the NEXT BOOK draft.