Posts Tagged ‘worry’

  • Authentic Signs of Intelligence that Can’t be Faked

    July 28th, 2017 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | 4 Comments

    Intelligence is your brain’s capacity to deal with a wide range of thoughts and ideas. Like most things, therefore, intelligence is a process. It is not a static state. It is not something you either have or don’t. Your brain is something you cultivate. Intelligence stems fundamentally from thinking. Thinking is a choice. It requires […]

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  • Five Ways To Generate Suspense

    Five Ways To Generate Suspense

    February 22nd, 2012 | Plot, Suspense | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    Suspense, which isn’t a genre but a specific manifestation of plot, is when you can’t put the book down because you must learn what happens next. Suspense is when you’re champing at the bit. Here are five ways to keep readers in suspense: 5. Arrange your events in such a way that readers will wonder […]

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  • Creating Suspense: Getting Readers To Eat Out The Palm Of Your Hand

    Creating Suspense: Getting Readers To Eat Out The Palm Of Your Hand

    July 18th, 2011 | Plot, Storytelling, Suspense | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    If you want to rivet readers, you must give readers something to worry about. Make the reader nervous. Make her feel intrigued. Make her curious. This issue, which is very closely associated with plot, is called suspense. Suspense is when your eyes are nailed to the screen. It’s when you’re coming out of your seat. […]

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