Episode 67: Hypnotic Destiny, YA Fantasy Critique

Episode Description

In this episode, Leslie and Clark critique the opening pages of Charlie Reale’s Hypnotic Destiny, an as yet unpublished YA Fantasy. They discuss fight scenes, character thoughts and reactions, point of view as it relates to character description, setting, and strong verbs.





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Show Notes

We mentioned these resources on the show. 

The Book Editor Show episode discussing editing scenes, sequels, and motivation-reaction units (MRU).

The Creative Penn Podcast episodes discussing fight scenes with Jarrah Loh and Alan Baxter

Chuck Wendig post on writing action scenes

Diana Gabaldon's Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade is the story that Leslie mentioned with the great battle scene. 


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