About our Speaker:
Dr. Amy Rogers, MD, PhD, is a Harvard-educated scientist, novelist, journalist and educator. She has published three science-themed thriller novels in the style of Michael Crichton, and a nonfiction compilation of local science journalism she wrote for INSIDE Magazine. Formerly a microbiology professor, she blogged extensively about coronavirus before and during the pandemic. She is a full member of International Thriller Writers and a long-time participant in the NorCal writing community. Learn more at AmyRogers.com
About this Session:
Genre fiction readers have certain expectations about the books they invest in. Well-written thriller novels share craft features that allow the author to deliver what the reader wants. Learn some of the craft to make your thriller or other novel succeed.
·Learn the rules before you break the rules
·Consider the absolute importance of point of view
·Learn the 3-part formula for what makes a story
·Discover the three bad openings that pop up again and again
·Kayak or inner tube: what kind of characters do you write?
The recording will be available for 30 days after.
11:00 a.m. ET