The Rebel Author Podcast

027 How to Write Suspense with Christina Kaye

April 29, 2020

Show Notes: Rebel Author Podcast episode 27.

Today’s podcast is with Christina Kaye we’re talking about thrillers and how to write suspense in your novels.

We talk about:

  • The pillars of creating suspense and tension in your story
  • Sentence level tricks for creating suspense
  • Mistakes to avoid when creating suspense
  • Tips and tricks for the beginnings and endings of your chapters
  • Resources and recommendations for more 

This week’s questions is:

What’s keeping you sane during lockdown?

Book recommendation this week is comes from Katie Forrest who recommended Untamed by Glennon Doyle.

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