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  • Author:
    John Paxton Sheriff
  • ISBN:
    0709064284
  • ISBN13:
    978-0709064282
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    Robert Hale (September 1, 1999)
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    144 pages
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Creating Suspense in Fiction book. With over 35 years of writing experience and several novels behind him, John Paxton Sheriff is able to present the art of creating suspense in easily understood, practical terms.

Creating Suspense in Fiction book.

A really useful book for popular fiction writers.

He also goes on to more advanced techniques such as foreshadowing and overlapping. A really useful book for popular fiction writers. Subject: Fiction Writing. Browse Creating Suspense in Fiction - John Paxton Sheriff.

John Paxton Sheriff has been writing successfully since the 1960s and became a full-time . John Paxton Sheriff is the author of Practical Short Story Writing and Creating Suspense in Fiction (also published by Hale).

John Paxton Sheriff has been writing successfully since the 1960s and became a full-time freelance writer in the late 1980s. He has had fifteen novels published and has written short crime fiction for publishers in the UK, Australia and the USA. John Paxton Sheriff is the author of Practical Short Story Writing and Writing Crime Novels (also published by Hale). Country of Publication.

Jack Scott and Sian Laidlaw are forced to remain in Gibraltar with Jack's mother when she breaks her ankle - Eleanor believes she was pushed. When a chance meeting with a young photographer, Pru Wise, leads them into the path of trouble and up against a ruthless diamond robber it becomes clear that there are some dangerous forces at work. Returning to the UK, Jack and Sian are shocked when Pru's dead body is discovered in the boot of a car registered to Sian. When the police break into Joe Creeney's Liverpool house, his dead wife is hanging by a rope form the banisters and Joe is walking away holding the ladder.

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When the police break into Joe Creeney's Liverpool house, his dead wife is hanging by a rope form the banisters and Joe is walking away holding the ladder. Lorraine Creeney has been dead just seconds, and there is nobody else in the house, yet Joe's sister, Caroline Spackman, is convinced her brother is innocent. Amateur PI Jack Scott is called in by solicitor Stephanie Grey. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

John Paxton Sheriff has written: 'Creating Suspense in Fiction'. John Paxton has written: 'Longman companion to Imperial Russia, 1682-1917' 'The 'Statesman's year-book' world gazetteer' 'Companion to Russian history'. Asked in Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages. Writing crime novels' - subject(s): Authorship, Crime writing, Detective and mystery stories. A Confusion of Murders (Hale Crime)'. When was John Paxton born? John Paxton was born in 1911. When did John Paxton die? John Paxton died in 1985. Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights.

With over 35 years of writing experience and several novels behind him, John Paxton Sheriff is able to present the art of creating suspense in easily understood, practical terms. Beginning with the suspense created by placing memorable characters in an evocative setting, the author progresses to the devising of tight plots which can be improved by linked sub-plots, tells how characters' traits and their reactions are indispensable to the building of suspense, and offers help with the all-important first chapter. Literary devices such as foreshadowing and overlapping chapters are dealt with alongside the time-honoured techniques of hooks, cliff-hangers, and time-limits.