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Secrets of the Thriller Genre, Part Two; How to distinguish the Thriller from the Horror and Crime Genres

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In Part One of this article, we examined the fundamentals of the Thriller Genre and compared and contrasted it with certain aspects of the Horror and Crime Genres. Here, in Part Two, I’ll go deeper with those comparisons and demonstrate the differing obligatory scenes and conventions of all three of these closely related genres. Since… Read more »

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Secrets of the Thriller Genre, Part One

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Are you writing a Thriller; a story in which the protagonist is negotiating a complex world, struggling at the limits of human experience, and triumphing (usually) over seemingly overwhelming forces of antagonism? Maybe you’re confused about the difference between a Thriller story and a Crime, Action, or Horror story. Want to know if you’ve hit… Read more »

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