I recently read through a long thread of comments from a random group of authors talking about their writing process during NaNoWrMo (National Novel Writing Month). Many of them were lamenting about the same problem, how they had to “slog” or struggle through much of their story to reach those delicious candy bar scenes.
What is a so-called candy bar scene? It’s not a scene that involves a Snickers or a Kit-Kat, if that’s what you’re thinking. It’s a scene that “tastes” so good to you, the author, that you just can’t wait to reach that part of the story so you get it all written down. It’s a juicy scene that you have been looking forward to sharing with readers perhaps ever since you had the idea for the book…
Source: Mike Wells Official Website: The Crucial Importance of “Candy Bar” Scenes in Your Writing