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How to Write a Damn Good Thriller: A Step-by-Step Guide for Novelists and Screenwriters

Author: Frey, James N.

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Format:Hardcover

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How to Write a Damn Good Thriller: A Step-by-Step Guide for Novelists and Screenwriters : A quick look at any fiction bestseller list reveals that thrillers make up most of the titles at the top. HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD THRILLER will help the aspiring novelist or screenwriter to design, draft, write, and polish a thriller that is sure to grab readers. Frey uses examples from both books and movies and addresses the following hot topics: Germinal ideas. Breathing life into great thriller characters. Crafting a gripping opening. Maintaining tension. Creating obstacles and conflicts. Writing a mean, lean thriller scene. Adding surprise twists. Building a smashing climax. And many more. In his trademark approachable and humorous style, Frey illuminates the building blocks of great thrillers and gives the reader the tools to write his or her own. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


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Language Arts & Disciplines   Composition & Creative Writing

ISBN 13:9780312575076
ISBN 10:0312575076
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:284
Size:8.35" l x 5.51" w x 1.18" h
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