In this episode, Leslie and Clark critique the opening pages of Charlie Reale’s Hypnotic Destiny, an as yet unpublished YA Fantasy.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.
We mentioned these resources on the show.
The Book Editor Show episode discussing editing scenes, sequels, and motivation-reaction units (MRU).
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.