Why do some novels keep you on the edge of your seat, flipping pages as fast as you can read them, while others you trudge through? What is it about the page-turner? In a word, suspense. The author entices you, hooks you, and lands you. But how? It's not by accident. Learn the tips, tricks, and techniques of building suspense in fiction. In this concise guide, you'll learn what makes suspense tick, why we like it, and how to instill it into your writing. Ken Pelham, a member of the International Thriller Writers and author of the award-winning thrillers BRIGANDS KEY and PLACE OF FEAR, spells out all things, big and little, that make prose irresistible and propulsive and keep readers up late into the night.
Author: Ken Pelham Publisher: Kenneth B. Pelham Published: 09/27/2014 Pages: 74 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.20lbs Size: 7.99h x 5.00w x 0.18d ISBN: 9780989595049