marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

vignette philosophy

There's one thing about piecing together a story, whether from vignettes or other visions.

At some point, you have to sit down and pick out the shape.  Random events do not a story make.  Especially in random order.

And if you don't watch out, you might write the same scene three times and have to throw out two.   Or maybe twist the plot to get them in, if you're lucky.
Tags: story structure, vignette, writing technique

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