Creating Suspense

Creating Suspense

Our friends at the New York Times got Lee Child to write a little op-ed about suspense. Well worth the read! How do you create suspense? I’m asked that question often, and it seems that every writers’ symposium has a class with that title. It’s an important technical...
10 Rules of Writing

10 Rules of Writing

Okay, so maybe this has been blogged to death. I just found Margaret Atwood’s advice rather helpful today. Maybe you will too! Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak. But if the pencil breaks, you can’t sharpen it on the plane, because you can’t...