Suspense,Twists, and Shocks: The Pistons that Power all Stories


Suspense, twists, shocks, motives, forensics, sex and violence are the pistons the power mystery thrillers in particular and novels and stories in general. The goal of all fiction is to keep the reader turning the page. To be a page-turner, a plot must have all cylinders firing smoothly. Learn how to do it from a writer whose work is "Intense enough to require seatbelts." (Quill & Quire)