Keeping Pace Part 2: Pacing the Action Scene Video Download

Keeping Pace Part 2: Pacing the Action Scene Video Download

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Whether you're writing sword and sorcery fantasy, space opera science fiction, fast-paced action thrillers or any other story or novel where the action even once heats up, you'll need these tools and tips to keep your readers (ally!) breathlessly turning pages.

With examples as far ranging as Alistair McLean and Jackie Chan, we'll look at how to write in close up, how to change the way your readers are breathing, and how to choreograph action to use every bit of the scene you've set.

In this 54-minute video tutorial, we'll cover:

  • What is “Action": What we mean by “action" in the first place
  • Active Voice (Mostly): Some nuts and bolts advice on word choice
  • Sentence & Paragraph Length: How to change the way your readers are breathing to heighten tension
  • What Would Jackie Chan Do?: Props, place, and movement

From sword fights to car chases, arguments to cataclysms, readers love it when you “cut to the chase" and get things moving!