John and Craig are all action this week, looking at how screenwriters write those things characters do in a movie.
It's a part of the craft that often goes unnoticed
unlike dialogue, you don't hear the writer's work but smartly-written action pays dividends, helping readers see the movie you want them to make.
We follow-up our discussion with a look at four (!) samples from the Three Page Challenge that focus on action, with ample praise for those that do it well and some suggestions for those who fumble a bit.
Also this week: a short history of (annoyed grunt), better known as d'oh!
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UPDATE 9-7-12: The transcript of this episode can be found here.