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Writing a Potent Action Scene

Action is eloquence. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus¬† There are a few techniques it seems like I’m always passing on to my clients: amp up your verbs; use language and details to create more tension; and force scenes to rise. By rise I mean writers need to thrust the drama level to a crisis, a confrontation, an […]

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