Join the Grand Canyon Chapter
SATURDAY, May 14, 2022, 10:30 a.m
Tools to Increase Suspense!
Stephanie Gayle, Pushcart Nominated Author and 2022 President of Sisters in Crime, Inc.
- KEEP YOUR READERS ENGAGED AND TURNING PAGES: TOOLS TO INCREASE SUSPENSE!
- Stephanie Gayle, Pushcart Nominated Author and 2022 President of Sisters in Crime, Inc.
- Why is the element of suspense a critical tool, regardless of the genre?
- Without tension and suspense, most stories are stale and lifeless—how do writers know how much suspense a plot needs?
- Learn to holdback the right information and raise key questions to intrigue readers.
- When will adding “unstable allies” to the storyline ramp up suspense?
- How can authors use “time” to imperil a protagonist?
- Discover multiple methods for building suspense, and the tips to weave those into a mesmerizing story.
- Which old tricks for suspense should authors avoid?
- Suspense keeps your readers enthralled far into the night!
Don’t miss this amazing presentation when Stephanie explains how and why!