fast vs. slow

Writing Is A Bad Habit: TOO FAST! a.k.a. Brisk Pacing vs. Excessive Pacing

Let’s say you are writing an action-adventure piece, or an action piece, or really any genre that has a heavy action emphasis (from military sci-fi to a martial arts slugfest). ¬†Obviously, you would want to set a fast pace for the plot to match the fast action. ¬†The pace should be a driving force, keeping events rolling forward at break-neck speed … or should it?