So, I've read through a lot of older posts and still have a question I'd like to flesh out. In my current WIP my chapters range quite markedly in the way they are structured. For example, some chapters focus on one specific scene/action (e.g. a fight scene) while other chapters may have multiple scenes built in with breaks (e.g. [Chapter begin] MC developing relationship with a friend through a conversation [break], MC pondering a question while on a train [break], MC finding an object important to plot [chapter end].) Though I feel the smaller scenes within a chapter are important as they fill in gaps to make the story feel more natural, give insight into the everyday details and the character's reactions to events, I don't want them to seem like 'filler.' I guess my question is this. If I have two or three chapters focused on an important event or action sequence without breaks and then the next chapter has three or four 'smaller' less intense scenes, does this disjoint the story too much and slow the pace or is a balance between long scenes/chapters and micro-scenes/ chapters a good thing? Thanks in advance!