In every story particularly in the mystery/thriller genre there are bound to be conflicts. It is conflict that drives people to say and do things which make up the story. Being fascinated by human psychology, in this novel I have given additional Continue reading “Internal & External Conflicts”
I wonder what your opinion is but I don’t like clear distinctions between protagonists and antagonists. I say so because like in many other aspects of life, these are not clearly demarcated in black and white.
Is “It Can’t Be You” a whodunit? In which you keep wondering who the killer is. Is it a mystery? With a plot that makes you follow several leads. Is it historical fiction? In that the story spans historic events covering a fair amount of time. Is it a suspense story? In which you don’t know what’s coming next. Is it an action-packed thriller? That keeps you spell-bound and on the edge of your seat.
A story like this needs to come from deep within the characters. This was the premise on which I started writing “It Can’t Be You”. To give you, the reader, a sense of their thoughts and feelings, I chose to use the first person narrative for the most part of the book.