Tagged with suspense

Categories of Suspense: Women-in-Jeopardy

This is the second to the last post in the series of categories of suspense, as given in T. Macdonald Skillman’s book, WRITING THE THRILLER. Women-in-Jeopardy, also called Fem-Jep or Child-Jep, is easily blurred with the category of Romantic Relat… Continue reading

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Mystery vs. Suspense Part 6

To my three loyal readers, I apologize for the lateness of these posts. I switched blogging sites and forgot to change the address in my contacts. My bad. Now that you’ve had to wait for it, here’s the last post about Carolyn Wheat’s list of 16 di… Continue reading

Mystery vs. Suspense Part 5

Again, I’m looking at Carolyn Wheat’s list of 16 differences between mystery and suspense. You can find this list in Wheat’s book HOW TO WRITE KILLER FICTION. It’s also reprinted in T. Macdonald Skillman’s book WRITING THE THRILLER. Difference num… Continue reading

Mystery vs. Suspense Part 4

Once again, I’m copying from Carolyn Wheat’s list of 16 differences between mystery and suspense. You can find this list in Wheat’s book HOW TO WRITE KILLER FICTION. It’s also reprinted in T. Macdonald Skillman’s book WRITING THE THRILLER. But no … Continue reading