• AUGUST 17-20, 2023


Mastering Suspense, Structure and Plot: 13 Tactics to Create a Page-Turner in Any Genre

All novels, regardless of genre, need a well-structured and engaging plot or storyline laden with suspense to keep readers turning the pages. By integrating these 13 thinking, writing, and revising tips into your writing process, you’ll write tighter, more polished novels. You’ll improve your story’s pace; create surprising, compelling characters; choose a setting that adds intrigue; write evocative prose; and develop a fresh, suspenseful plot. This workshop incorporates lecturettes, exercises, self-assessments, debriefings, and group discussions—attendees don’t simply learn what to do; they learn how to do it—and they practice putting the tactics to work.

Who Should Attend:
Note: Attendees at all levels, writing in any genre, will benefit from exercises and debriefing discussions throughout the day.

Difficulty level: all_levels


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