Turn Up The Tension In Your Writing: 47 techniques for creating a page-turner with New York Times Bestseller April Henry

Tension and suspense are the cornerstone of all fiction, whether you're writing a mystery, sci-fi, romance, young adult book or a literary novel.  It makes readers’ hearts beat faster and their palms sweat.  Creating and sustaining suspense is key to holding reader’s interest. You'll learn 47 techniques for creating a page-turner.  

April Henry is the author of eleven mysteries and thrillers, including the New York Times bestseller Face of Betrayal (with co-author Lis Wiehl) with contracts for six more. She also reviews mysteries and young adult books for the Oregonian and has written for Writers Digest and The Writer.

Date & Time: Feb 2 from 6:30-8:00pm. 
Call 503-796-9224 to register. 
Cost: $30. 
Location: 917 SW Oak Street, Suite 405 (across from Powell's City of Books).

All proceeds support the nonprofit Write Around Portland and their free creative writing workshops held in prisons, hospitals, senior centers, schools, treatment facilities and low income residences.

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