Here is my question of the day: When writing a novel, is absolutely everything intentional or is some of it put in simply to fill space?

I know that the ideal answer is that “of course everything is intentional, time-fillers are a waste!” but what I want to know is if that is realistic. I can see that when I am intentional, my writing is far superior than if I am just throwing something in for fun, but is it best to do away with all of the unintentional items?

I think that I will research by rereading some of my favorite books in order to dissect how significant every little event really is…Well, you know, when I have the time.

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