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Writing Scary Scenes - Rayne Hall
Writing Scary Scenes
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Are your frightening scenes scary enough? Learn practical tricks to turn up the suspense. Make your readers' hearts hammer with suspense, their breaths quicken with excitement, and their skins tingle with goosebumps of delicious fright. This book contains practical suggestions how to structure a... show more
Are your frightening scenes scary enough? Learn practical tricks to turn up the suspense. Make your readers' hearts hammer with suspense, their breaths quicken with excitement, and their skins tingle with goosebumps of delicious fright. This book contains practical suggestions how to structure a scary scene, increase the suspense, make the climax more terrifying, make the reader feel the character's fear. It includes techniques for manipulating the readers' subconscious and creating powerful emotional effects. Use this book to write a new scene, or to add tension and excitement to a draft.You will learn tricks of the trade for "black moment" and "climax" scenes, describing monsters and villains, writing harrowing captivity sections and breathtaking escapes, as well as how to make sure that your hero doesn't come across as a wimp... and much more.This book is recommended for writers of all genres, especially thriller, horror, paranormal romance and urban fantasy. British English.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B008IEJTSE
Publisher: Scimitar Press
Pages no: 142
Edition language: English
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LittleMissProcrastination
LittleMissProcrastination rated it
4.0 Very Useful
While much of this was not new to me the passages on euphonics, saving the best word for last, and the 'Wimp Effect' were very useful. (Review edited: I notched the rating up to 4 stars as the 'wimp effect' was great)
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