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

[Last updated 12/13/2018] A character arc maps the evolution of a personality 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 ... read more »