action Action vs Parenthetical

Hi,

I was wondering when to use action and when to use parenthetical

example : some character enters the room with a flesh wound

it's an action, but mixed with an additional detail that is not really an action

(I use KitScenarist btw)

thanks for your help
 
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mlesemann

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I believe in VERY sparing use of parentheticals - things like "interrupting" etc.

In your flesh wound example, I'd have an action sequence like this:

Phil stumbles into the room - his shirt is in shreds and blood streams from a flesh wound.
 
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