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Another (Brief) Suspense Story

Craig knew what he had to do. He waited. And he held close to his body the promise of revenge. CLANG

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Outback Trek (an exercise in Suspense)

The fat man giggled as he examined his face in the mirror. He liked the way his eyes folded into the lift of his cheeks. It made him look so friendly.

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How to Plot – or Not

Rather than stare at a blank piece of paper, just write. That helps get the creative juices going – but stop after you have a page or two. This is the time to day dream.

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Time Makes for Action

“I don’t have the time.’ What a useful phrase to use to heighten your work’s immediacy. Rush makes for interest.

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