How to Write a Sword Fight Scene.
Remember that a battle or fight scene is still a scene, and needs to follow all your usual rules for a scene and what you want to have in it. Conflict, character development, drama, stakes, atmosphere. There should be a lot more going on other than just the actions taken by the participants in the combat.
How I write a fight. The last thing you need when you’ve ramped up the tension and the combatants are facing each other across a narrow space is no clue how to proceed. I mean, it’s horrible having your characters shrugging at each other, scratching their arses and looking up at you from the page with raised eyebrows, awaiting orders. What follows, dear friends, is a summary of the way I.
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Whether you write fantasy with sword fights, historical fiction, domestic noir, or thrillers, chances are you will construct a fight scene at some point in your author career. In today's interview, martial artist Aiki Flinthart gives some ideas for writing fight scenes with female characters, whether they are trained fighters or in an unprepared situation.
Quite a long time ago I wrote a post here on writing a believable sword fight scene. It continues to be popular, and I've had numerous requests to post more on the topic. I do think there is more to be said. Importantly, I want to clear up one important point. Fencing and medieval sword fighting are not the same thing. In fact, they have very little in common. Fencing and the use of thrusting.
How to Write Fight Scenes. A gripping, movie-worthy fight scene is a joy to read but sometimes difficult to write. If you run into trouble when it’s time for your characters to throw down, I have some pointers that may help you get into the proper headspace and articulate what’s going on. First thing’s first: Location.
Funny you should post about this. I just called my brother the other day because I needed to write a fight scene with a wizard and all I could think of was the emperor on Star Wars and how lightning shoots out of his hands. My brother ended up helping me rethink my entire plot. All because of one fight scene!