What do Mills and Boon, the first three Star Wars movies and the Lethal Weapon movies all have in common?
They waste the reader/watcher's time with endless, pointless action sequences.
it's a car chase with lots of crash-bang action, a space battle or soft
porn, it's still what in the gaming world is known as an arcade
Arcade sequences are all very well for pre-pubescent
nerdy kids who live for their joysticks. But to a reader, who by
definition should be literate, they are the death of good writing.
you really feel you can't be true to your creative vision without long, long
action sequences, it's time to team up with a second-rate artist and go
in for Manga.