Dale Kutzera

Writing and Stuff

Lame Scenes

Here’s one of my top ten frustrations with writing: Breaking a story in a manner that results in no lame scenes. I’m a plotter, not a pantser, and one of the most derided aspects of plotting is that is forces the writer to adhere to a list of beats or scenes. Many seat-of-the-pants writers find the process confining. They want to dive into the jazz-improv of writing. I can’t really […]