Posted on 11/16/2021 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Most authors hope readers struggle to set their books down, but thriller writers have a particularly keen interest in keeping bookworms up past their bedtimes.
Wanda M. Morris has been on both sides of this scenario — the reader who simply can't stop and the author who's working to inspire that feeling.
Those two experiences have helped her put her finger on the strategies that draw in and keep a thriller reader's interest.
Morris lists six strategies for writing a thriller that lives up to the genre name at Writer's Digest.
Categories: Behind the scenes