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Creating Suspense: 5 Top Tips

They say that the essence of good drama is conflict, but you can also attest this to suspense. By keeping your reader guessing, you keep them reading. Here are some ways to amp up the suspense: Fear Try to appeal to reader’s sense of dread. Readers like to feel what characters feel and will empathise with a character that is confronted by their fear of heights, or who feels they are being followed in the dead of night. Think of the things that frighten you most and you can be […]

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