Your narrative writing is more effective when you write in a specific genre, understand the genre, and immerse yourself in excellent examples of the genre. Welcome to the world of: Thrillers.

"Aristotle's concept of fear can be best understood by the word suspense. The audience are aware of threatening danger and would like to warn the character but of course cannot do so." Ari Hiltunen

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Support Materials
Understanding the Thriller Genre

Here are some websites that provide reinforcing descriptions of the thriller genre. Wisegeek Anderson's Blog
Writing Tools
Sensory Experience Sight Hearing Touch Smell Taste Equilibrioception & Proprioception

Show Don't Tell PowerPoint
Muscles Newsletter

How To Be Concise PowerPoint
Thriller Narative Examples
The American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Thrills.

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Annotated Versions Of The Thriller Narrative Examples