If you can’t tell by now, I love the Writer Unboxed blog. I always learn something from their posts and so it’s no surprise that I’m passing it on again today. Guest post author, Jessi Rita Jones, writes that “action scenes need to pop.” That these scenes are not as “forgiving” as other scenes and need to deliver. Read the post here. My two favorite tips:

  1. Too much focus on the character’s pain.
  2. Side-ways moving action–“The action must rise or escalate in tension…”