How to Write a Thriller (Paperback)
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How to Write a Thriller (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 27/04/2007
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This book is designed to help aspiring thriller writers to create exciting, suspenseful novels and to give you the best chance of getting your work published and into the bookshops. "Thrillers" have become the number one genre in commercial fiction, with millions of potential readers across the world - learn how you can become a part of it. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Beginnings; 3. The Idea; 4. The Plot; 5. Character; 6. Impact; 7. Language, style and dialogue; 8. Going the distance; 9. Getting it out there; An exclusive interview with author Lee Child; Glossary; Appendix 1; Useful books and publications; Appendix 2 Thrillers to read and see; Appendix 3 UK literary agents and publishers; Writers' organisations; Arts councils in the UK; Courses and specialist services; Contacting the author; Index.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781845281632

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