Chapter 3: Verbs from Sin and Syntax by Constance Hale
“Verbs add drama to a random grouping of other words, producing an event, a happening, an exciting moment. They also kick-start sentences: without them words would simply cluster in suspended animation, waiting for something to click.”
One of the suggestions I read for writing fiction is to keep a diary. Among the entries should be a sentence a day. I usually enter about three sentences a week. I get side tracked.