1. Thrillers: what they are, and what they do 2. Becoming a thriller-writer 3. The nuts and bolts 4. The hero 5. The Crime, the Perp, and the Mastermind 6. The Trigger 7. The Story 8. The Scenes 9. The Style 10. Build your own thriller 11. From lone wolf to team player 12. Choosing an agent 13. Inside the industry 14. Other options 15. Troubleshooting
Make a breakthrough: this book is an interactive and dynamic guide for anyone who wants to write a tightly plotted, unputdownable thriller - and get it published.
Matthew Branton (Cornwall, England) is the author of four internationally published and acclaimed thrillers, each of which has sold movie and translation rights. Since 1997, he has been a consultant for the literacy consultancy Cornerstones. He is also a freelance journalist for UK national and regional newspapers and magazines and is a guest writer, lecturer and tutor.