Some Questions About Chapters

  1. Do you prefer books with long chapters or short ones?
  2. Does this depend on the book?
  3. Do you always put the book down at the end of a chapter, or are you happy to put it down somewhere in the middle?
  4. As a reader, are scenes more important to you than chapters?
  5. As a writer, do you think of your draft in terms of chapters, of scenes or do you just write the thing and worry about chapters later?
  6. Do you think chapters are necessary in adult fiction?