REPLAY TICKET ONLY - THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY TAKEN PLACE BUT YOU CAN ENJOY THE REPLAY UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2020 (GMT)
As part of our How To Write Spooky Fiction Day we are proud to present this online session with Commissioning Editor and Author Francine Toon on atmosphere, suspense and what editors look for. This ticket is for Francine's session only. You can also purchase an All Day Pass instead of this individual one which will give you access to all of our spooky writing guests at a discounted rate.
ATMOSPHERE, SUSPENSE AND WHAT EDITORS LOOK FOR
Award-winning author and Commissioning Editor at Sceptre Books Francine Toon is on hand to explain what publishers seek in a haunting novel that won't be a nightmare to sell! And following the publication of her own stunning gothic thriller, Pine, shortlisted for Bloody Scotland's Scottish Crime Debut of the Year and the 2020 McIlvanney Prize, Francine is the perfect person to ask questions about shaping your plot, adding atmosphere and writing an adult novel that will stay with the reader long after the last page has been turned.
WHAT FRANCINE WILL COVER:
★ The influence poetry writing had over her debut, Pine
★ Techniques to create atmosphere, tension and suspense
★ Plotting and pacing your novel
★ Why editors turn writers down
★ Taking the fear out of rejection and tips to stay motivated