10 Tips for Writing Fight Scenes

Have you ever skipped a badly written fight scene to get back to the main story? I have, and I never missed it. That’s because although fight scenes are often critical to the plot, once the blows start flying, two things often happen. Writer #1 includes too little detail and there’s no tension. We don’t …
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J is for Juxtaposition

A few weeks ago I posted on how to use juxtaposition in a setting, as character development and in prose to enhance a scene. Juxtaposition is:   Today I’m writing about how to use juxtaposition in plots and in the action scenes. 3 tips for using juxtaposition. Juxtaposition works well for:  A quick pop of something …
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