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I often see people asking about writing fight scenes, so this week, with axes in hand, I thought we’d battle our way through a quick guide.
There seem to be a few general rules of thumb for writing fight scenes. They are:
Blow by blow is boring;
Clarity is king;
Show v tell.
Let’s look at each in detail.
Blow by blow is boring
“He swung left, then right, dodged a lunging blow from behind, rolled to the right, raised his sword…
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