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Elements of a Thriller

Elements of a Thriller

  1. Suspense: Build suspense by controlling information, eked out in small portions as the story progresses.
  2. Hero
  3. Villain
  4. Plot Twists
  5. Compressed Timeline
  6. A Sidekick
  7. Cliffhangers
  8. A Big, Exciting Climax


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12 sub-genre and Examples

12 sub-genre and Examples

  • Serial Killer
  • Medical
  • Legal
  • Psychological
  • Espionage
  • Person in Jeopardy
  • Erotic
  • Military
  • Political
  • Journalism: The Scarecrow, The Post, and All the President’s Men
  • Financial: Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less, and Black Fridays
  • Hitchcock: A Coffin for Dimitrios, North by Northwest


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How to Plan Your Novel

How to Plan Your Novel

Act 1: The Beginning

  • The Hook (approximately 1% or 800 words of the way into your story)
  • The Inciting Incident (around 12% or 9,500 words in)
  • The First Plot Point (around 25% or 20,000 words in)

Act 2: The Middle

  • The First Pinch Point (around 37% or 29,500 words in)
  • The Midpoint (around 50% or 40,000 words in)
  • The Second Pinch Point (around 62% or 49,500 words in)
  • The Second Plot Point (around 75% or 60,000 words in)

Act 3: The End

  • The Crisis (around 88% or 70,000 words in)
  • The Climax (around 90% or 72,000 words in)
  • The Resolution (around 98% or 78,000 words)


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