The Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Chapter of RWA Presents
Edge of Your Seat: How to Add Suspense To Your Writing - Presented by Fleur Bradley
November 7, 2011 through December 5, 2011
Do you ever wonder what makes that book such a page-turner? Wish you could keep a reader at the edge of your seat with your writing? This workshop teaches you how to write riveting fiction, and how to write chapters that keep your story moving relentlessly forward.
The workshop has the following lessons, each with an exercise to apply to your own work:
1. Recognizing opportunities for suspense: Plot
2. Recognizing opportunities for suspense: Character
3. Red Herrings: What they are and how to use them
4. Ending every chapter with a cliffhanger
5. Wrapping up loose ends
6. Suspense checklist
This workshop will be conducted via a Yahoo! email loop. Email invitations will be sent 48 hours prior to the beginning of the workshop.
Just register for the workshop and complete the payment process via PayPal. The cost is $15.00 for FFnP members and $25.00 for non-FFnP members.
Refunds / credits are determined on a case by case basis. If a class should be canceled, then participants have a choice of a credit to be applied to a future workshop or a refund.
If you are a current member of FF&P, please log into the website before registering for this workshop.
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Dozens of Fleur Bradley's short stories have appeared online and in print. She wrote a MG suspense novel, which her agent is now submitting to NY publishing houses. Fleur lives in Colorado with her husband and two daughters.