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

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  • Posted May 6, 2010

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    Step by step advice on writing thriller

    James N. Frey's latest addition to his ongoing series of instructional and entertaining text regarding writing is another DAMN GOOD READ.
    I did an earlier review on another of Mr. Frey's books in this series and you may notice that I am a rather large fan of this man. I have read each of his books in this series and use them on a daily basis. The information contained is delivered in an easy to understand, sequential manner that is understandable and easily applicable by novice and pro alike. Mr. Frey has a series of lectures that he administers throughout the country. I have not been fortunate enough to attend one yet, but have communicated with Mr. Frey on ocassion via e mail and find him to be a down to earth and knowledgeable person willing to share his unique and effective take on writing with anyone who has the desire to write....

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 12, 2013

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    Presenting the map for thriller novel writing is given in examp


    Presenting the map for thriller novel writing is given in examples of sequence. The main ingredient of a thriller is pulse-pounding suspense. The quality of fiction that makes the reader want to turn the pages to see what's going to happen next, is suspense. In a thriller the hero has a mission to foil evil. With types of thriller examples given, this book is informative for rise and falling tension placement. References and many examples are given to build story structure. This book is inspiring to power writers to think. I own a copy of this essential book and highly recommend it.

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