Eight Rules for Better Action Writing from Nick Cross

Happy New Year to everyone. Here’s hoping 2013 brings us all writing successes and is a time when our dreams will be fulfilled. To kick off the new year here’s a guest post from Nick Cross, who blogs over at Who Ate My Brain.

Eight Rules for Better Action Writing

I’ve always loved action sequences in films. Maybe it’s a boy thing, but I can’t get enough of inventive, kinetic, thrilling scenes that make me feel as if I’m dodging every punch. When I began writing novels, I naturally found myself adding fast-paced set pieces to liven up my plotline. However, I quickly discovered three things: Continue reading