Don’t write action sequences

"Write suspense sequences that require action to resolve."

"[…] every action sequence has its own internal three act structure. Objective, complication, resolution. And not only that, but the complication needs to be something which forces a choice on the character, not just a complication in physical circumstances."

Via (and thanks!) +Rob Donoghue.

Writing: Action Scenes
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