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Writing the thriller for submission and publication

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Topic: WRITING GENRE THRILLERSLevel: BeginnerDuration: 4 hours approxDelivery: Text, PDFCertificated: YesIt’s Rob Parnell – author of over 30 number one bestsellers – here with something that I’m sure will thrill you!When it comes to the mainstream bestseller lists, one particular genre stands tall. So much so, it’s probably seen as the most ‘respectable’. It is, of course, the thriller.Not only do thrillers make authors and their publishers very rich, they also make the most money in terms of film and TV rights, generating vast revenues worldwide. Thrillers are also in hot demand for translation, serial and resell rights. Authoring a series of thrillers can literally catapult your career and your earning potential to the stars!Just look at the success of Dan Brown, Matthew Reilly, John Grisham, Jeffrey Deaver, Lee Child, James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell, Kathy Reichs, Richard North Patterson, Jonathan Kellerman, Michael Crichton, Sue Grafton, Sara Paretsky – the list goes on and on – all of whom make a very respectable living crafting taut, psychological suspense fiction.Wouldn’t you like to emulate the success of these authors? Sure you would. Now you can.This new and fully updated resource takes you through the critical basics of writing modern thrillers for publication.From creating classic heroes and heroines, unforgettable villains, through research and plotting story, handling action, and building suspense into great denouements, to style, tone, credibility, etc, etc – in fact, everything you might need to start a career in this exciting arena of commercial storytelling.Here are the contents:Introduction: The Thriller: Form and Function. An analysis of the genre, its history and place in our culture, including a comprehensive overview of sub-genres.Lesson One: Imagining Classic Characters, your key to success. We explore how to create and develop believable personalities that will stand the test of time .Lesson Two: Effective...

Course Curriculum

Writing The Thriller

Introduction to Writing the Thriller


The Thriller: Form and Function


Writing the Thriller: Lesson One


Writing the Thriller: Lesson Two


Exercise 1 – Building Your Thriller


Writing the Thriller: Lesson Three


Exercise 2 – Building Your Thriller


Writing the Thriller: Lesson Four


Exercise 3 – Building Your Thriller


Writing the Thriller: Lesson Five


Exercise 4 – Building Your Thriller


Writing the Thriller: Lesson Six



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