While you might not be a writer of action-based books, chances are if there’s any type of conflict in your novel, you may have to write an action scene.
I did, after starting my YA series, Blackbirch. For a book about teens with magickal abilities, there ended up being a few scenes that required me to pen some action, and to my surprise, I found it fun to write.
Does that make me an action writer who knows how to pull off grand-scale battles? Definitely not. But I have learned a thing or two about putting an action-packed scene together, and if you’re interested in doing the same, these tips might help.
Writing Tips For Action Scenes
Make Every Action Scene Unique
If you have more than one action scene in your book, set them apart. Even if your MC is coming up against the same foe every time…
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