I’m late, I’m late!
So sorry about that. And I could say that there are certain issues that are keeping me preoccupied this week—but I hate making excuses. So yes, I’m late.
And I’m going to make it worse by passing this post onto someone who has more important things to say than I would.
I’ve currently set my writing sights on a suspense erotic-thriller, so this post by Chuck Sambuchino with advice on Writing A Great Thriller will, I hope, motivate me.
This bit, specifically, caught my attention:
2. Write yourself into a corner and see what happens. “Writing into a corner,” for my purposes at least, is when we put a protagonist into a position from which he or she can’t emerge. So we usually back the car up and forge a new path. That’s the great thing about writing with a computer. But what I’m saying is, don’t back the car up. Instead, up the ante, put your character into a seemingly (even to you) inescapable bind … and then figure it the hell out…
Interesting approach, good post. Check it out and have a geat week!