After a moment of thought, I replied that it was Summer Camp for thriller readers, fans, writers and industry professionals. That definition stuck, and the truth of those words grows with each ThrillerFest as we come together to make more new friends, learn and share amazing experiences.
This is my third year at the helm of ThrillerFest. This four day event has over a million moving pieces, the details are mind-boggling. And I can attest to the fact that without our outstanding team of “Executioners” ThrillerFest would not be such a success. There’s one “Executioner” who began his
Short story writer, John Gilstrap, noted as potentially the next John Grisham, is one of the featured authors in the recently released WATCHLIST. WATCHLIST is a collection of stories by international thriller writers and is on this week’s BookTrib book giveaway. John Gilstrap provides essays on writing on his website: www. johngilstrp.com and we though you might enjoying reading one of his essays on writing . . .
On Chacter Movotation
By John Gilstrap:
Someone asked me recently about how I motivate my characters. The person told me that he’d read an article somewhere about writing biographies for your characters, or maybe interviewing them to find out why they do what they do.