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Suspense 101-Learning How to Make things Go Bump in the night Driving Book Sales Through Public Relations & Promotions Special price for seminar Whether you are writing a detective novel, a cozy, a mystery, classic whodunit or thriller, your job as a writer is to capture the reader with the first word and keep them breathless until the very last page. Creating a page turner is something Linn Random knows best.  Since exploding into the world of suspense, Linn Random has achieved top reviews for her novels and her name is linked to tingling suspect, action packed excitement and characters that sparkle with intensity. Her novels are fresh with multilayered plots that will leave you breathless.   If you love hart pounding danger, cover to cover action and beautiful resourceful heroines and street savvy men who will leave your pulse racing, enjoy learning the secrets of the trade from this mistress of mystery.   In Week One, attendees will learn about capturing the reader’s attention with a hook and making the reader care about your characters.  Class members will learn to develop urgency, set goals, develop motivation and drive conflict. Linn will help you create your own plot book to give your characters depth, as well as help you develop the perfect setting for your work in progress. Week Two is about plot, subplots and red herrings and where to hide hidden clues. But there is more, creating the mood, developing and creating that incredible dangerous and delicious climax from which there is no escape…except through wit, courage of your heroine and the slight help of that ruggedly handsome man who has been assisting her throughout her mystery. Week Three will be about the importance of research, accuracy in a world that watches CSI and learning how to create an ending that not only satisfies but turning your reader into a fan who can’t wait for your next romantic suspense. The final Week Four, attendees will learn how to develop their unique concept, the long and short blurb and how to brand themselves, their websites and their work.  This is an interactive class where writers will be invited to share their work, questions and comments. Linn Random is our Seminar Host

  1. Cloud 9 Branding

    Started by LinnRandom, March 24th, 2011 06:14 AM
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  2. xreading Writing Blurbs

    Started by LinnRandom, March 22nd, 2011 07:24 AM
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  3. Yeah Satisfying Endings!

    Started by LinnRandom, March 18th, 2011 06:37 AM
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  4. xreading He's a Dirty Rotten Scoundrels-Villains!

    Started by LinnRandom, March 4th, 2011 07:24 AM
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  5. writersblock Promoting Your Mystery: Advertising, Marketing & PR

    Started by LinnRandom, March 21st, 2011 07:42 AM
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  6. Rolling Eyes The Tip Sheet

    Started by LinnRandom, March 23rd, 2011 06:56 AM
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  7. soapbox Research

    Started by LinnRandom, March 17th, 2011 06:51 AM
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    March 22nd, 2011, 07:18 AM Go to last post
  8. revision Plot the Mystery & Romantic Suspense

    Started by LinnRandom, March 9th, 2011 07:40 AM
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  9. revision Clues, Red Herrings, And Then!

    Started by LinnRandom, March 16th, 2011 06:25 AM
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  10. writersblock Developing Chapters in the Plot Book

    Started by LinnRandom, March 15th, 2011 06:26 AM
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