First Into Action

by Duncan Falconer

Publisher: Little Brown U.K.

Written in English
Cover of: First Into Action | Duncan Falconer
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  • Biography: general,
  • Special & elite forces,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Military,
  • Military Science,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
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The Physical Object
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7980593M
ISBN 100751531650
ISBN 109780751531657

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FIRST INTO ACTION is the first Special Boat Services memoir written from the inside. It tells how Duncan Falconer trained with the Royal Marines in Deal before being recruited into the SBS at Poole in Dorset.

The regimen of ruthless training is graphically described and the book also includes revelatory accounts of SBS operations in Ulster /5(). The SBS was first into battle a month before the SAS in the Falklands War and again in the Gulf War, yet hitherto it is the SAS that has had by far the higher profile.

The SBS draws its manpower solely from the Marine Commando Units, and the Royal Marines are the oldest and most battle-honoured regiment in the world. FIRST INTO ACTION is the first Special Boat Services memoir written from the. Write a snappy opening. The first few lines or hook of a book is especially important in action novels.

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Those who advocate beginning a novel with action want your reader to be immediately engaged in your book. The boring beginning, they argue, could prevent your reader from becoming your reader at all. Sometimes I’ll read a book’s first page—or even just its first line—to see if it hooks me, and if it doesn’t, I put it down and keep.

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When you have a first draft, you can go back and fix things, asking yourself if what you are reading is interesting, and if it helps the reader to understand the plot and characters.

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The action in your story arises out of characters’ aims. Compare, for example, two scenarios. In the first, a character decides to rob a bank and shares their thoughts about this decision. In the second scenario, the same character cuts out slits in a stocking to make eye holes, or.

And all remind the writer that a major event must happen somewhere near the top of the story, whether that means page 12 or a quarter of the way into the story or at the end of the first third of the story. This major event has been named the call to action or the inciting incident or simply the call.

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