Creating Action Interest In Your Writing

by Marjorie J ~ . Filed under: How To Improve Your Writing.

Creating interest and action in your writing is easily done with using action verbs to keep the story moving.  It makes the reader and prospective reader want to go on to the next paragraph or chapter.  They are curious about what will happen next in your story.

Action verbs are time telling verbs.  They can show past, present or future tense.  They are used when somebody does something and can be seen or not seen.  Unseen example: Jane THOUGHT about pets. She WANTED a puppy. Seen example:  Andy PICKED up his pencil.  My mom TAPPED her foot to the music.

For a great list of the top action verbs go here: