C. A. Pack

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John Lescroart—Three Tips



Author John Lescroart said interesting things at Thrillerfest this year that I want to remember, and I thought a good way to do that is by blogging them.

First: say something interesting in each scene, It should be unexpected, clever, and totally cool.

Second: using italics means an author is inserting “false drama.”

Third, and this is a quote: “As long as we’re aware there are no rules, we can break them.”