Writing Fight Scenes

Writing Fight Scenes

4.19 (318 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Learn step-by-step how to create fictional fights which leave the reader breathless with excitement. The book gives you a six-part structure to use as blueprint for your scene. It reveals tricks how to combine fighting with dialogue, which senses to use when and how, how to create a sense of realism, and how to stir the reader's emotions. You'll decide how much violence your scene needs, what's the best location, how your heroine can get out of trouble with self-defence and how to adapt your writing style to the fast pace of the action. There are sections on female fighters, male fighters, animals and weres, psychological obstacles, battles, duels, brawls, riots and final showdowns. For the requirements of your genre, there is even advice on how to build erotic tension in a fight scene, how magicians fight, how pirates capture ships and much more. You will learn about different types of weapons, how to use them in fiction, and how to avoid embarrassing blunders. The book uses British English.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 11.18mm | 308.44g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507891407
  • 9781507891407
  • 63,447

About Rayne Hall

Rayne Hall is the author of over 50 books in several genres (mostly fantasy, horror and non-fiction), published under several pen names in several languages. She is the editor of the Ten Tales anthologies and author of the bestselling Writer's craft series. Rayne's muse is a black cat, adopted from the cat shelter, who likes to sit between her arms as she types.show more

Rating details

318 ratings
4.19 out of 5 stars
5 41% (131)
4 39% (125)
3 17% (54)
2 3% (8)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X