How to Write a Damn Good Thriller

HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD THRILLER will help the aspiring novelist or screenwriter to design, draft, write, and polish a thriller that is sure to grab readers.

How to Write a Damn Good Thriller

How to Write a Damn Good Thriller

A quick look at any fiction bestseller list reveals that thrillers make up most of the titles at the top. HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD THRILLER will help the aspiring novelist or screenwriter to design, draft, write, and polish a thriller that is sure to grab readers. Frey uses examples from both books and movies and addresses the following hot topics: *Germinal ideas *Breathing life into great thriller characters *Crafting a gripping opening *Maintaining tension *Creating obstacles and conflicts *Writing a mean, lean thriller scene *Adding surprise twists *Building a smashing climax and many more. In his trademark approachable and humorous style, Frey illuminates the building blocks of great thrillers and gives the reader the tools to write his or her own.

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How to Write a Damn Good Thriller
Language: un
Pages: 306
Authors: James N. Frey
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-30 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

A quick look at any fiction bestseller list reveals that thrillers make up most of the titles at the top. HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD THRILLER will help the aspiring novelist or screenwriter to design, draft, write, and polish a thriller that is sure to grab readers. Frey uses
How to Write a Damn Good Mystery
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: James N. Frey
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04-01 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Edgar award nominee James N. Frey, author of the internationally best-selling books on the craft of writing, How to Write a Damn Good Novel, How to Write a Damn Good Novel II: Advanced Techniques, and The Key: How to Write Damn Good Fiction Using the Power of Myth, has now
The Art of the Traditional Short Story
Language: un
Pages: 283
Authors: Lester Gorn, James N. Frey
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-01 - Publisher: Bearcat Press

A traditional short story has a beginning, middle, and end; it features dramatic conflict and dynamic characters struggling to achieve goals where the stakes are high. Traditional short stories end with a strong climax that reveals dramatic transformations in the characters. Such stories have a hypnotic power that makes the
2008 Writer's Market
Language: en
Pages: 1176
Authors: Robert Brewer
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-06 - Publisher: Writers Digest Books

Incorporating all the great information writers have to come to expect for more than 80 years, this latest edition features higher profiles of its author interviews, five new market sections, and the most up-to-date market listings available to help readers find success.
San Francisco Review of Books
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Robert Brewer
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher:

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