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Mastering suspense structure & plot, Jane K. Cleland

Label
Mastering suspense structure & plot
Title
Mastering suspense structure & plot
Statement of responsibility
Jane K. Cleland
Title variation
Mastering suspense structure and plot
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Suspense is one of the most powerful tools a writer has for captivating readers--but it isn't just for thrillers. From mainstream fiction to memoir, suspense creates the emotional tension that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. Mastering Suspense, Structure, & Plot is your hands-on guide to weaving suspense into your narrative. Award-winning author Jane K. Cleland teaches you how to navigate genre conventions, write for your audience, and build gripping tension to craft an irresistible page-turner."--Back cover
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Cleland, Jane K
Dewey number
808.3/872
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Plots (Drama, novel, etc.)
  • Fiction
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Suspense fiction
Label
Mastering suspense structure & plot, Jane K. Cleland
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Part one. Thinking. Chapter one: Know your readers ; Chapter two. Structure is king ; Chapter three. Jane's plotting road map ; Chapter four. Set the stage ; Chapter five. Layer in two subplots ; Chapter six. Isolate your protagonist--and everyone else ; Chapter seven. The devil made me do it -- Part two. Writing. Chapter eight. Add surprise--sparingly ; Chapter nine. Get into your reader's heads ; Chapter ten. Whisper, don't shout ; Chapter eleven. Illuminate fear and dread ; Chapter twelve. Reveal answers slowly ; Chapter thirteen. Write sentences that work ; Chapter fourteen. Conclusion. Afterword
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9781599639673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
035313664700
System control number
  • ocn918594697
  • (OCoLC)918594697
Label
Mastering suspense structure & plot, Jane K. Cleland
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Part one. Thinking. Chapter one: Know your readers ; Chapter two. Structure is king ; Chapter three. Jane's plotting road map ; Chapter four. Set the stage ; Chapter five. Layer in two subplots ; Chapter six. Isolate your protagonist--and everyone else ; Chapter seven. The devil made me do it -- Part two. Writing. Chapter eight. Add surprise--sparingly ; Chapter nine. Get into your reader's heads ; Chapter ten. Whisper, don't shout ; Chapter eleven. Illuminate fear and dread ; Chapter twelve. Reveal answers slowly ; Chapter thirteen. Write sentences that work ; Chapter fourteen. Conclusion. Afterword
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9781599639673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
035313664700
System control number
  • ocn918594697
  • (OCoLC)918594697

Library Locations

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