Capital City Writers is a professional association for career-focused writers in and around Lansing, Michigan. Founded in 2013 by four professional writers, the organization is designed to provide support and learning opportunities for working and aspiring writers in their publishing pursuits. Meetings are open to the public. www.capitalcitywriters.org.
This month’s subject is The Secrets of Killer Suspense. Creating a powerful thriller means blending the puzzle elements of a mystery with compelling characters, tension that keeps readers turning pages and an ending that makes them anxious for the next book! Join critically acclaimed and award-winning suspense and romantic suspense writer Elizabeth Heiter as she details the key elements of a killer suspense novel and how to make your suspense stand out!
ELIZABETH HEITER likes her books to feature strong heroines, chilling villains, psychological twists, and a little bit of romance. Her research has taken her into the minds of serial killers, through murder investigations, and onto the FBI Academy’s shooting range. Her psychological suspense and romantic suspense novels have been published in more than a dozen countries and translated into eight languages; they've also been shortlisted for the Daphne Du Maurier award, the National Readers' Choice award and the Booksellers' Best award and won the RT Reviewers' Choice award.