I am nuts about the thriller genre. Having enjoyed them over the years, I had made up my mind that if and when I take to writing, I should write thrillers! It was quite natural therefore that my debut novel “It Can’t Be You” was a psychological thriller.
The sheer pace of the story, a series of unexpected twists and turns and your ability to portray the best and the worst in your characters make for a good thriller. I like the term “unputdownable” that people generally use when they speak of a good thriller they read.
If you want to try your hand at writing a thriller, have a look at these tips in Creative Writing Now.