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David Baldacci Teaches Mystery And Thriller Writing

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Overview

Teaches Mystery and Thriller Writing

David Baldacci has captivated readers across the world with gripping, suspense-fueled thrillers. Now the New York Times–bestselling author of 38 novels shares his techniques for crafting authentic characters, developing research-based plots, and navigating the world of publishing. Learn how to write a novel with red herrings, clues, and plot twists that will keep your readers turning the pages.

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1. Introduction
2. Finding the Idea
3. Research Methods and Sources, Part 1
4. Research Methods and Sources, Part 2
5. Outlining
6. Constructing Chapters
7. Pacing, Tension, and Suspense
8. Creating Compelling Characters
9. Crafting Dialogue
10. Writing Action
11. Writing Process
12. Editing and Revising
13. Working With an Editor
14. Navigating the Publishing Business, Part 1
15. Navigating the Publishing Business, Part 2
16. Writing a Series
17. Life as a Writer
18. Follow the Words

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