How to write a good prison scene?

Asked by: Pamela Smith

I think you could still make do with the scene.

A few things you could do to make up for the lack of dialogue:

  1. Include lots of action. Make things happen to keep the reader interested. …
  2. Interesting internal monologue. Try to make his thoughts thought-provoking and interesting to the reader. …
  3. Don’t clutter. …
  4. Add dialogue.

How do you write a good prison scene?

I think you could still make do with the scene.
A few things you could do to make up for the lack of dialogue:

  1. Include lots of action. Make things happen to keep the reader interested. …
  2. Interesting internal monologue. Try to make his thoughts thought-provoking and interesting to the reader. …
  3. Don’t clutter. …
  4. Add dialogue.

Can you write a novel in prison?

Yes, inmates can write books in prison. Inmates can also publish books and profit from those books in prison as long as they follow the rules of the institution and as long as the books are not related to the crime for which they are serving time. Writing books is actually the easy part.

What do prisoners do when bored?

Prisoners incessantly play cards, work out in their cells, watch TV, or work. A few prisons have programs allowing inmates to make and sell handicrafts, while most make educational experiences available. You might even learn the intricacies of law and knock some time off your sentence.

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