Making it Believable

Making it Believable

Writing a novel nowadays is just like baking a set of brownies. They sell fast but consumers rarely go for a second heap. Why? Probably because they are not any good. Or because they just went with the hype. So how can you make an impression with the type of novel you...
How to write a thriller – tricks of the trade

How to write a thriller – tricks of the trade

What is a real page-turner? It may either sound like the novel has met the minimum requirement of a good book or the book was exciting enough that the reader could not put it down. How then should an author keep the readers hooked? It is all because of depth and...
How to write a thriller – thrilling plots

How to write a thriller – thrilling plots

A great plot starts with a great story. A thriller novel generally keeps the readers on the edge of their seats with its plot. Even though it might be difficult to create a thriller plot, it is not impossible though. A classic thriller always has a paradoxical plot...
How to write a thriller – thrilling characters

How to write a thriller – thrilling characters

A thriller novel is often associated with suspense and heart-pounding plots, but it is the central characters that normally captivate our hearts and make the readers want to read more. One of the most important aspects of writing a thriller novel is the creation of...
Tips in Writing Thriller Novel

Tips in Writing Thriller Novel

Thrillers are nowadays so popular. In fact, thriller writing is on the rise. Believe it or not, over half of the New York Times fiction bestseller lists are often filled with this category. Thrillers are written to give readers a roller coaster ride. A thriller novel...
Use What You Know

Use What You Know

Novelists are cannibals.  We devour people and events, chew them up and spit them back as the printed words of our books. In FIND EDSELL!, I needed a scene in an operating room where the surgeon is performing brain surgery.  I read a book on the human brain, then...

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