Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Writing the Fight Scene: The Uses of a Cane

Recently in this continued series about Writing the Fight Scene, we discussed how neither you nor your characters are ever unarmed. (Writing the Fight Scene: Your Character is Never Unarmed—and Neither are You ( In this entry, we will discuss how a cane can be used. Many don’t realize just how versatile a cane can truly be.  Please follow this link to a video presentation on “Writing the Fight Scene: The Uses of a Cane”:

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  1. If you have viewed this blog, but the YouTube is not working, please be patient. The video is still uploading.

  2. This is wonderful! I love the bit about hoping. That's the thing that really got me to make my final decision to sign with my agent; she had this amazing optimism just leaking out of her pores when she called to offer representation.