Write well. Write often. Edit wisely.
A discussion about the use of “and” to connect two actions of the same subject. “And” doesn’t imply that the actions happen simultaneously.
Tips for putting characters into motion with habits and physical movement without disrupting the main action of a story.
Character reaction propels story from initial event to climax and resolution. Remember to include character responses as your plot progresses.
Stories need action events. Something needs to happen, not only to keep characters moving forward, but to keep readers interested.