Muse: But what do you mean 'stick to the plot'? Steve wants to have deep thinky-thoughts. And Maria wants to bicker with him because she got woken up in the middle of the night. And it's not like we have a maximum word count we need to stay under here, you know.
Me: If you don't get on with it, I'm going to make you write an action scene.
Me: So there.
Muse. ... you know we're going to need to add another scene to this chapter anyway, right?