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55. The Art of Building Suspense
55. The Art of Building Suspense

The Vancouver Writers Fest presents
55. The Art of Building Suspense


Moderator: Amber Dawn

Esteemed mystery, thriller and horror writers discuss their approach to craft and how they create page-turning suspense.

How do you keep the pages turning? Three experts of compelling, heart-stopping plots discuss their approach to the craft and how they create suspense. Iona Whishaw shares A Deceptive Devotion, the latest novel in the beloved and addictive Lane Winslow Mystery Series, and how she keeps delivering new mysteries and surprises. The Perks of Being a Wallflower author Stephen Chbosky returns with another modern classic, Imaginary Friend, a high-stakes horror driven by vivid characters. Rosetta Allan grounds her masterful thriller The Unreliable People in compelling, atmospheric historical details. Spanning the genres, these authors demonstrate different strategies for keeping readers hooked and provide a rare opportunity to learn from formidable specialists of twists and tension.

Friday, October 25 at 6:00pm
Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright St

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