Paula Wynne's picture
Paula Wynne

Pinned 10 months 1 week ago onto Writing Guides

Writing Fight Scenes


In Rayne Halls eBook, How to Write Fight Scenes, she gives you a template to write your fight scenes.

For example, Rayne details several stages of how to set up your fight scene, including different elements for the location, and she goes on to describe how you can raise the stakes and keep your reader in suspense. Finally, she shows you how to move your fight scene into action with a thrilling climax.

I found this so useful when writing my own fight scenes for my latest novel that I go to Rayne’s fight scene template and use it, along with other valuable notes.

For example, I wanted to have my character fighting in self-defence, so I added that to my ‘action’ section. I set up my fight scenes to include all Rayne’s notes on location and how to ensure a fight scene takes place in a unique place.

The book covers every possible aspect of a fight scene, from weapons to settings to things you couldn’t have even imagined would go into a fight scene. This excellent must-read eBook will ensure your fight scenes leap off the page!

Now, whenever I am writing a fight scene, I use Rayne's  fight scenes as a blueprint. I did this for my entire historical thriller series, The Torcal Trilogy. You may want to see how I did it in my historical thriller, Elixa.

In fact, if you combine Rayne's template for fight scenes with her advice and examples from Writing Vivid Settings, along with the blueprint from Scene and Sequel, you will have a master template for writing your whole novel.


Upvote this Pin: 
Average: 5
Log in to vote
Leave your comment below
The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
Pinned onto the category

Writing Books

45 Master Characters by Victoria Lynn SchmidtMedieval WordbookBreathing Life Into Your CharactersCharacter Reactions from Head to ToeGloria Kempton in her book called DialogueYour Novel's First 50 PagesThe Fantasy Fiction FormulaThe Positive Trait ThesaurusThe Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth CenturyJames Scott Bell’s Plot and Structure1000 Strong Verbs for  Fiction  Writers
Description And Setting In A Novel by Ron Rozelle
Originally pinned by

Paula Wynne

Win The Novella Nostalgia Series
Your Novel's First 50 Pages
First Kill Paranormal Romance Giveaway
Book Giveaways Every Month
The Bespokist Society Guide to London Book Giveaway
Win Katherine Arden’s Winternight Trilogy
Pinned onto the board

Writing Guides

The Emotional Craft of Fiction: How to Write with Emotional Power, Develop Achingly Real Characters, Move Your Readers, and Create Riveting Moral Stakes
How to Write and Sell Historical Fiction
Bullies, Bitches and Bastards by Jessica Page Morrell
Light Up Your Writing Path
1000 Strong Verbs for  Fiction  Writers


Paula Wynne's picture
Scroll to top