When boys and girls live in the same home, awkward situations can arise. Sometimes, I’ve heard, even brothers and sisters develop certain affections. And when those affections become common knowledge, well, that is an awkward situation indeed, especially in a prominent family. But prominent families often forget a simple truth, I’ve found. And which truth is that?
Introduce big details of the setting of a scene first, then weave smaller details throughout. Your reader shouldn’t learn that it’s nighttime halfway through the second page, suddenly plunging their visualization into the dark.