Guest Post: Writing a Mystery/Thriller by Ann W. J. White, M.Ed.

new-date-mystery-thriller-week-banner-1I am participating in the Mystery Thriller Week event and thought you’d enjoy reading this guest post by Ann W. J. White.

Mystery Thriller Week

Mystery literature is undergoing a resurgence with the American public. We find ourselves in need of a good story where the protagonist undergoes a journey, perhaps of faith, family, or reaction to something that cuts us to the quick. We select settings that we are comfortable with, things that make our own breath be held as we voyage into our story. Some of us use a timeline, writing each occurrence out in the order it will happen. It’s an effective tool, keeping us focused. Some of us write from the imagination without a specific timeline but as our characters reveal themselves to us. I’ll use the word hero a lot below but I mean hero or heroine.

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About Fictionophile

Fiction reviewer ; Goodreads librarian. Retired library cataloger - more time to read! Loves books, gardening, and red wine. I have been a reviewer member of NetGalley since October 2013. I review titles offered by Edelweiss, and participate in blog tours with TLC Book Tours.
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5 Responses to Guest Post: Writing a Mystery/Thriller by Ann W. J. White, M.Ed.

  1. Cindy Harris says:

    Thank you for sharing. I tweeted @Cyn_Harris

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  2. carhicks says:

    Thanks for sharing this. It was an interesting article.

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  3. This is a smashing post. Tweeted in on @bakeandwrite.

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