Saturday, April 17 • 07:00 - 07:50
Writing Good Fight Scenes

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Blood is pumping. Rage and fear and duty are in the air. Weapons and skills are being summoned. It's time for a fight! This panel brings together three violence virtuosos--pugilism professionals! fisticuff aficionados!--to discuss the ins and outs of fight scenes. What makes fight scenes so engaging? What purpose should they serve in your story? How can you make your fight scenes unforgettable? Join us for this discussion of literary combat!


Moses Utomi

Moses Utomi is a Nigerian-American fantasy writer and nomad currently based out of San Diego, California. He has an MFA in fiction from Sarah Lawrence College and has been published in Fireside Fiction. A lifelong martial artist and combat sports practitioner, when he isn't traveling... Read More →


Marie Brennan

Marie Brennan is a former anthropologist and folklorist who shamelessly pillages her academic fields for inspiration. She recently misapplied her professors' hard work to Turning Darkness Into Light, a sequel to the Hugo Award-nominated series The Memoirs of Lady Trent. As half of... Read More →

Saturday April 17, 2021 07:00 - 07:50 UTC
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