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Classes Starting the Week of April 8

Spring is here and we’re all dreaming of summer, but don’t stop learning and writing! Creating Great Characters with Becky Martinez ~ April 8 – May 5 How to Craft Your Mystery Short Story with Steve Shrott ~ April 8 – April 21 Writing Romance in Sci-fi, Fantasy and Horror with Rebekah Ganiere ~ April …
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Classes Starting the Week of April 1

Spring is here and we’re all dreaming of summer, but don’t stop learning and writing! Braiding Conflicts to Build the Perfect Climax with Angela Knight ~ April 1 – April 28 Prequeling: Harvesting Backstory for Further Tales with Beth Daniels ~ April 1 – April 28 Social Media For Authors with Ines Johnson ~ April 1 – …
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How Keeping Secrets Creates Suspense and Amplifies Tension by Jeffe Kennedy

Not something you’ve thought about before? Secrets – both those kept by characters from each other and kept by the author from the reader – are terrific tools for increasing tension in a story. In a nutshell, all kinds of suspense in a story – including sexual tension, but other kinds, too – arise from …