How to develop Act 2 in the four-act structure to expand your story and get readers invested in the story.
Techniques for balancing plot and character by planning and then writing scene-by-scene.
Three proven ways to kickstart each writing session so you don’t waste time staring at a blank page.
How to build tension and heighten reader engagement with moral choices.
The genre differences between mystery, suspense, and thriller. Plus ten mystery elements you need to include in your mystery novel.
Why mystery readers don’t want more after the puzzle is solved.
The three components of every scene in your story. How to check you scene if it doesn’t feel right.
Learn the techniques of character goals and feelings to write dialogue unique to each character that creates tension in your mystery.
Tips to add excitement and mystery after the novel midpoint. How to focus on each section instead of rushing to the end.
5 basics to creating supporting characters. How they interact with your sleuth and suspects to move the story forward.