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Elements of Suspense: How Mystery and Thriller Writers Grip Readers

The article Elements of Suspense: How Mystery and Thriller Columnist Grip Readers materialized first on The Write Practice. Do you remember how you felt while predict The Da Vince Code or Gone Girl? The sweaty palms, the pleasant shiver, the jaw-clenching tension? Remember how those well-drawn elements of suspense braced you in thrall, feathering along […]

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Elements of Story: How Genre Impacts the Importance of Five Story Elements

Have you ever wondered how the elements of story impact your book’s category? Do some elements of story have greater importance in a work because of the book’s genre? I can think of several times when I’ve gone to a eatery and made the time to slowly chew my nutrient, so I can experience how […]