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How to Write a Thriller

How to Write a Thriller

Someone has been kidnapped and your protagonist is trying to prevent their murder. The clock is ticking but their car has just exploded, the building they were in has been set on fire, and, as they turn around to try to escape, they are face-to-face with a gun…. Now what? Since you’re here, you obviously ... read more »

How to Write a Compelling Character Arc

September 21, 2018 - Perfecting your Craft - 1 Comment

character arc

A character arc maps the evolution of a character through a story. It's a term that writers use to describe their protagonist's journey from a place of comfort to rapid change and back again: hence, an arc. While main characters might face big challenges (Hungarian Horntails and evil Dark Lords), character arcs have to do ... read more »

What is an Epigraph?

An epigraph is a quote, paragraph, or short excerpt typically found at the beginning of a book. It usually serves as a preface or introduction to your story before any character makes an appearance or the action begins. Most often, they are quotes from writers or other influential people, but this is not always the ... read more »

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