Josephine Damian's Blog (2)

FINISHED, my newest short story is out today at YELLOW MAMA

I love the illustration by John and Flo Stanton.

Added by Josephine Damian on October 16, 2009 at 3:00am — No Comments

The suspenseful wisdom according to Patricia Highsmith

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

Added by Josephine Damian on April 5, 2008 at 3:00am — 3 Comments

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