Years back, I read Patricia Highsmith’s book on how to write suspense thrillers. She being one of my biggest influences, I actually annotated the text, printed out my notes and stuck them on the fridge. Figured some of my more criminally inclined blog buddies might get something out of it, so I decided to share the highlights that I pulled from the book:
A protagonist reveals his or her character by what he does. Action is character!
Characters, conflict, choice, and… Continue
Posted on April 5, 2008 at 3:00am — 3 Comments
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I was the illustrator for your story, "Pennies From Heaven". Your story really broke my heart. Tough and well written. Here is the original sketch for your story:
Jack: Let's hope the agents think so. My McCarthy fandom does not go past BLOOD MERIDIAN - I did not care for THE ROAD, just as you don't share my enthusiasm for OOA. I see lots of gender differences with likes and dislikes, and it's quite a subjective biz we're in.
Best regards and great to know you.
Yes, LJ is nice to chat with. I'm meeting lots of great people here.
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