These are the articles I found when I was researching how to write fight scenes.
- How to Write a Fight Scene (Rebloggable Version) — a very nice master list of fight scene writing posts from WriteWorld at Tumblr
- Get Into The Fight
- 10 Tricks for Writing Great Fight Scenes
- Writing the Fight Scene — this is a huge, multi-part article.
- Part 2 — Understanding How Untrained Fighters Think
- Part 3 — Understanding the Trained Fighter, Part 1 and Part 2
- Part 4 — Understanding the Trained Fighter, Part 3
- Part 5 — Understanding the Trained Fighter, Part 4
- Part 6 — “Can a Woman Take on a Man in a Fight and Win?” (short answer is ‘yes’)
- Part 7 — Butterfly Wing Techniques — Goes into detail about how a woman (or anyone else) can take out an opponent. Has an extremely detailed list of body parts and the techniques a fighter can use to do damage unto them.
- Part 8 — The Undefined Element of a Fight Scene
- 13 Mistakes to Avoid in Fight Scenes — more a review of the book Writing Fight Scenes by Rayne Hall than an article about writing fight scenes, but still a useful list.
- Ten Commandments of Fights — two part article; part two is here.
- Getting it Wrong: Some Common Mistakes in Fight Literature
- Ten Rules for Writing Action Scenes
- How to Write a Kick-Ass Fight Scene
- Action with a Side of Zombies
- Creating Fight Scenes and Battles
- How to Write a Fight Scene — this is a 24 page .pdf file.
Plus a couple others I found while working on this post: