Alida explains how to avoid creating drag in the pacing of your action scene while still managing to embody your character. She provides an example and breaks it down in this video with a 60 Second Writing Tip.
Alida explains how to write good sex scenes, including the one thing you should never do. This is a clean discussion that acknowledges people have sex and writers write sex scenes.
When to write in scene and when to use narrative exposition to move your story forward.
Avoid hyper-realism in your writing.
If you’re planning to write a multiple POV story, stop. Ask yourself: does this story require multiple POVs? If so, why?