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    How to write a thriller Plot Driven or Character driven stories?

    Plot-Driven/Character driven stories   Shall your thriller be focused on the plot or the character itself so that depends on the kind of thriller you’re going for? For example, military thrillers are more plot-driven whereas psychological thriller or more character driven. In other sub-genre, the villain drives the story rather than your main character like for example there is a terrorist attack.  Subscribe How to write a thriller? What is a thriller? 

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    Plotting your story using the what if

    Plotting your story using the what if   To write a thriller like any other stories you’ll need an idea don’t focus too much on the big ideas if you look at other books that had been written most all books have the same idea. What should be your main focus is the character, the hows, and the whens and the what if. So how do you plot your story using the what if?  Plotting for pantsers. With two simple steps.    Subscribe  

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    Dividing your thriller/story into three acts or parts

    Dividing your thriller/story into three acts or parts   Dividing your thriller/story into thee acts or parts. The first act of the thriller is the introduction of your character. This is a way for your reader to familiarise themselves with your character getting to know him or her so to speak. It’s the beginning of their habits this is also known as the “hook” it’s the what the when and the how.  Plotting for pantsers. With two simple steps. 

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    Doing research for your thriller

    Doing research for your thriller novel    Whatever the genre you’ll be writing you’ll need to research for your book if you are writing a thriller, you need to do the more research. You don’t need to be a doctor or a lawyer to write a book in this genre so where the places do research for your thriller novel?    Google   Google is your friend anything you’ll need you can find it in there yes, your search history is going to a look a bit strange but it can’t be helped.    Quora   Quora is a q&A site so you go there search on the specific filed…

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    How to write a thriller? What is a thriller? 

    How to write a thriller? What is a thriller?    Have you read that great thriller story full suspense that made grip sheets and wondered how it’s written? Or you always wanted to write a thriller but didn’t know where to start? How do you write a thriller? what is a thriller? What is the difference between a thriller and a mystery? a mystery is a question of who had done it. The crime has already happened. you as the writer will drop and hints and clues for the reader to solve the piece of the puzzle along with your character.  A thriller is someone is thinking of committing that crime or…

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    My experience with Beta readers. The harsh truth about it.

    My experience with Beta readers. The harsh truth about it.   Let’s touch basis of what is betareader. Beta readers are people who read in your genre or more than one and they give you their feedback as a reader. You can call them your general audience. You give them a sheet of questions and they answer it for you and give you their insight into the story and point out any issues. My experience with this wasn’t all that great first of all I couldn’t find beta readers. I looked on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Goodreads. I found three in total who committed themselves in reading the book. Others…

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    Best THRILLER books of 2018

    Best THRILLER books of 2018   The Wife Between us By Geer Hendricks      This book came out at the beginning of the year. The story follows two women, the neglected wife Nelly, and her replacement, Vanessa. Richard, the ex-husband sounds too good to be true. The story gives you the impression Nelly is out to seek revenge on Vanessa, to hurt her because of the divorce. It’s a well-written suspense story. Part 2 of the book it’s when the truth comes out.           Jar of hearts by Jennifer Hillier      This is a dark and twisted tale and rather graphic. Geo is soon…

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    Join My Facebook Group

    Join My Facebook Group   If you a thriller/mystery/suspense author or want to write a thriller but don’t know where to start or you love the genre in general, click on the button and will direct you to the facebook group for tips or discussions. There are a set of questions to answer before joining for security reasons, be sure to answer them or I won’t accept you in the group.    JOIN HERE

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    Tropes I hate in Romance and Erotica

    Tropes in Romance and Erotica  That is becoming a cliche    I have been looking to read more “lighter” reads at the time being to take a break from the Thrillers/mystery/horror or dystopia genres. Before I start this blog post I would like to the point out this is by any means any disrespect to the authors who write on this specific genre or the genre itself. This is a list I made of tropes in Romance and Erotica while reading that I’ve noticed in this type of genre.   The woman that needs to be rescued aka The damsel in distress   Please, can we stop with the woman being rescued? Is there…

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    Top 5 dystopian novels

    Top 5 dystopian novels you have to read at least once    I have a fundamental love for dystopian novels. If you are not familiar with the genre this is what the word means.  Adjective relating to or denoting an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. “the dystopian future of a society bereft of reason” noun a person who advocates or describes an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad. “a lot of things those dystopian feared did not come true” Basically is set in the future and a government takes over and controls everything. Without…