Writing a Thriller
Plan, draft, and write a killer thriller!
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COMING SOON! Exclusively available to members of Writers' HQ from 25th October 2021

Learn how to keep your readers in suspense with best-selling author Sarah J. Naughton

Finish the course with a complete toolkit of thriller techniques and a master plan

Join our super supportive community to support your writing journey

LeARN HOW TO WRITE A KICKASS THRILLER AND DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE BIZ WITH SARAH J. NAUGHTON

ALL THE TIPS AND TECHNIQUES YOU NEED TO CRAFT A TWISTY-TURNY, HIGH-TENSION THRILLER...

Delve into the dark and gritty world of thrillers with the guidance of a best-selling author in this fantastic add-on plotting course, packed full of tips and tricks from someone who really knows her stuff.

Maybe you have an idea for a thriller but aren’t sure where to start. Maybe you’ve already started writing but could do with a lil encouragement and pep along the way. Or maybe you’ve finished a draft and are busy tweaking and editing and in need of some extra guidance. Wherever you are in the process, there’ll be something in this course to help you out

Use the advice and exercises in this course to choreograph a series of plot twists, create a cracking outline, identify the fundamentals of the thriller genre, pick ‘n’ choose the best thrillery elements for your story, and discover the ins and outs of the publishing business.

All with the support and feedback from your fellow WHQers!

 

LESSONS IN THIS COURSE

RABBITS IN CAVES

The big twists and little twists that make a story.

OUTLINES

Creating shape and structure.

3 FUNDAMENTALS

The holy trinity of thrillers and how to use ’em!

PICK N MIX

Making the best of the genre.

THE WAY THE WIND IS BLOWING

Thriller publishing insights.

LET’S DO THE TWIST

Put your brand new thriller skills to the test!

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