Write a Bestselling Thriller

A Teach Yourself Creative Writing Guide

By Matthew Branton
(McGraw-Hill Education, Paperback, 9781444168686, 288pp.)

Publication Date: February 2013

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Learn to enthrall your audience for big sales

"Write a Bestselling Thriller" takes you on a journey through each component of the thriller, breaking the process down into key factors such as the Hero, the Trigger, the Story, Scenes and Style. The whole of the second part is devoted to the publishing process, while the book features hundreds of practical exercises. There are diagnostic tests, case studies, practical exercises and Aide Memoire boxes. Each chapter concludes with a reminder of the key points of the chapter (Focus Points) and a round-up of what to expect in the next (Next Step). Find out how authors like Lee Child and Stieg Larsson capture their audiences Get advice from an internationally acclaimed author and writing coach Learn the secrets of how to crack the publishing industry.




About the Author
Matthew Branton is the author of four internationally published and acclaimed thrillers, each of which has sold movie and translation rights. Since 1997, he has been a consultant for the literacy consultancy Cornerstones. He is also a freelance journalist for U.K. national and regional newspapers and magazines and is a guest writer, lecturer and tutor.
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