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More tips about writing Psychological Thrillers

More tips about writing Psychological Thrillers

British thriller author Andy Maslen discusses the elements of a Psychological Thriller in this episode of the writing show First Draft Friday.

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Writing a Psychological Thriller

Writing a Psychological Thriller

Psychological thrillers are blowing up the bestseller lists. Here's our latest First Draft Friday interview with author Andy Maslen, a recent entrant into the genre.

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Authors’ writing advice comes to life

Authors’ writing advice comes to life

Here's a look at writing advice from some of the world's best known authors, along with their animated images in MyHeritage's trippy AI program Deep Nostalgia.

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Author posts, Writer tipsDecember 11, 2020
The storytelling secrets of ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

The storytelling secrets of ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

I like to take inspiration for storytelling from all kinds of sources, not just books. Movies, paintings, dog walks: They can all spark an idea or solve a narrative problem giving me grief. But TV is often a bust. The need to sell advertising or hook viewers into an unending multi-series show often corrupts the […]

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Author posts, Writer tipsNovember 2, 2020
What goes into a good cozy mystery novel

What goes into a good cozy mystery novel

What makes a great mystery novel? Three bestselling authors gather in our latest First Draft Friday to discuss what you need to include or exclude from any cozy mystery novel.

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Author posts, Conferences, MarloweSeptember 17, 2020
Digital Book World hosts coming-out party for our A.I.

Digital Book World hosts coming-out party for our A.I.

At Digital Book World 2020, Authors A.I. president Alessandra Torre discusses how artificial intelligence can help authors with their fiction writing.

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Author posts, Writer tipsSeptember 14, 2020
Virtuous villains and flawed heroes

Virtuous villains and flawed heroes

Andy Maslen and Alessandra Torre discuss how to create complex characters for your novel. How to create characters your readers will love (or love to hate) Conflict is at the heart of all great fiction. Without conflict there is no story. “The cat sat on the mat is not the beginning of a story,” thriller […]

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How I learned to stop worrying and love A.I.

How I learned to stop worrying and love A.I.

The story of how I got past my initial reluctance to use AI to improve my writing When I first heard about Marlowe, the fiction-savvy artificial intelligence from Authors A.I., I experienced two strongly conflicting emotions. Emotion one: An AI can read my entire novel in 15 minutes and tell me what’s good/bad about it? […]

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Author posts, Writer tipsSeptember 2, 2020
Using new methods to steer your story

Using new methods to steer your story

Two veteran fiction authors share their method of writing characters and developing scenes through the use of a four-step approach to character decision-making.

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Author posts, Writer tipsAugust 12, 2020
How authors can stay productive during the pandemic

How authors can stay productive during the pandemic

Authors A.I. asked its founding authors for tips on how to stay productive during the pandemic, whether you're locked down, shut in or just don't feel like having company over.

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Converting one author to self publishing

Converting one author to self publishing

What are some of the reasons fiction authors choose self publishing over traditional publishing? The author dispels some of the myths associated with self-publishing.

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The number one rule for novelists

The number one rule for novelists

Thriller author Andy Maslen explains that the number one rule for novelists is to set the rules for your fictitious world, and then stick to them.

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