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Help Writing Battle Scenes?

IsraelLover posted this thread...
Oct. 3, 2012 at 4:19 am

I write fantasysci-fi that has lots of action in it but i feel like i'm really bad at writing the actual fightattlewar scenes... does anyone have any tips??? thanksss!!! :) 

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IsraelLover replied...
Oct. 3, 2012 at 4:17 pm

hmmm thanks.. i've never tried music while I'm writing before, it kinda distracts me, but i'll give it a shot :) 

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againstallodds replied...
Oct. 4, 2012 at 11:06 pm

i also suggest watching star wars. lol. i'm kidding. when i write scifi battle sceanes i use my knowledge of self defense, karate, ti kwon do, gymnastics, and jojitso. don't give me that look gymnastics is very helpful with defense and offense.

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KenyaLove41 replied...
Oct. 6, 2012 at 3:46 pm

When writing action scenes trying to keep the description minimal. Keep your writing simple,short and to the point during the actually battle/fight so the readers can get a clear picture of whats going on

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nizzy75 replied...
Oct. 6, 2012 at 4:56 pm

i always listne to music with a fast beat to it i thelps with the intesity of the scene and makes it easier to flow with as you write 

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Oct. 9, 2012 at 5:54 pm

If you have a character who is particularly aggressive, you can describe their expressions. I always use descriptions of the eyes to show parts of a character's mood 

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