Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Ratio of Scene to Narration

I recently had someone tell me this: "The balance between scene and narration is supposed to be 75% to 25%, actually."

As if novels can be written by numbers.

Notions such as this annoy me.
Being reductive is annoying. Image "Annoyed or Sleepy?
(CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) by Doug McGr.
I understand the need to try to figure out writing a novel when new to