Scofield’s primary point is that each scene has a pulse, which writers can think about in all kinds of ways, but, basically, the scene has emotional dynamics that relate to the overall story. The characters have wants or needs.
It’s a great scene, but is it the scene you need?
I shouldn’t feel lucky because of a drought, but I do at the moment. Teaching outside would be far more challenging if we were soggier.
You have a draft, but what is your story?
When I start talking revision with students, I can see the tense shoulders. I can see the wincing.