Show Notes for Episode 40: How to Write Surprises and Mysteries in Any Genre – Part Two
The much needed follow up on ‘How to Write Surprises and Mysteries in Any Genre‘ is here! Holly takes on a Sci-Fi Romance while I (host Rebecca Galardo) take on a straight genre Romance. The first episode on this topic is pretty much required listening before taking on this one. The following is the basic premise of both of these episodes together:
“Have you ever read a book that kept surprising you with twists and turns you didn’t see coming but once read you couldn’t unsee the clues? How about the opposite – guessed the twist from the start?
If you aspire to write great mysteries in your novels and avoid at all costs the obvious surprises, this episode could give you the tools to do just that. I (host Rebecca Galardo) and Author/Teacher Holly Lisle discuss how to plan surprises and mysteries while leaving room for your muse to play. Without over-planning, spontaneous twists that even shock you as the author can come into play!
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Credits: Producer – Rebecca Galardo. Sponsor – Holly’sWritingClasses.com. Intro written by Holly Lisle and performed by Mark Hermann. Our podcast is 100% free and sponsored only by Holly’s Writing Classes. Music during Sponsor Spot: Jahzzar – Endeavour