What Is Suspense?

Here’s a transcription of the first video in my Writing Lite series, in advance of Top Suspense Group’s Hangout this Thursday, 20th February 2014. We’d love to have you join the hangout, btw, and you can do it by clicking here or on the link below. Secrets to Writing Top Suspense OK. Here’s the transcript: Take one neighbor, […]

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Writing Lite #3 -- Raise the Stakes

Writing Lite #4 — Suspense: Endings

Hi, everyone. A new edition of Writing Lite is below. In it I wrap up our discussion of suspense with “The End” — the last sentence(s) in a chapter. Hope you’ll take a look. It’s only two minutes long.

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Writing Lite #3 -- Raise the Stakes

Writing Lite #3 — Raise the Stakes

In this week’s Writing Lite I talk about how to raise the stakes to build suspense into your work. Enjoy… and let me know what you think. And yes, I’m sorry I cut off a bit of my head in the frame, but I didn’t think you’d miss it. It’s not easy to produce and […]

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Writing Lite #3 -- Raise the Stakes

Introducing “Writing Lite” by Libby Hellmann

Hi, all. Some of you know I teach a number of workshops devoted to the craft of fiction writing, especially crime fiction. For a while now, I’ve been toying with the idea of producing short videos about craft, and I decided to go ahead with them. I’m calling the series “Writing Lite” because none of […]

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