Writing Action Scenes

“On Writing Action Scenes” by Patrick Freivald. 21 March, 2015. Horror Tree.

Have you ever read an action scene that makes you want to take a nap? Ever read one that blows your socks off?

Compared to the written word, action in movies is easy—tight and long shots, frenetic shaky-cam and long close-ups on agonized (or ecstatic) faces, manipulation of time through slow-mo or fast-mo…an action scene flashes from detail to detail in order to maximize the emotional impact of every…

Read more via Patrick Freivald “On Writing Action Scenes” | The Horror Tree.

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  1. carolkean says:

    Reblogged this on carolkean and commented:
    Have you ever read an action scene that makes you want to take a nap? Ever read one that blows your socks off?

    Compared to the written word, action in movies is easy—tight and long shots, frenetic shaky-cam and long close-ups on agonized (or ecstatic) faces, manipulation of time through slow-mo or fast-mo…an action scene flashes from detail to detail in order to maximize the emotional impact of every…

    Read more via Patrick Freivald “On Writing Action Scenes” | The Horror Tree.

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