Don DeLillo gets to the heart of the Kennedy assassination plot – and the murderous American soul – in his psychological thriller “Libra”.
A nameless protagonist navigates a tragically comic landscape fraught with danger, mystery, and peril in this timeless novel dramatizing the absurdity of race relations in America.
James Ellroy re-imagines American history in a highly stylized, ultra-violent, and chillingly detached novel of suspense.
Searching for a satisfying, complex plot structure for your next story? Look no farther than your front window – the answer might be closer to home than you think.
Nobody’s perfect. Even the modern day messiah, Barack Obama, has a character flaw – he smokes. So when you’re writing your breakout novel, screenplay or short story, make sure to give your character a few flaws that they can wrestle with and, hopefully, overcome through adversity. Some of the best examples of this writing tactic tie subtle (or glaringly obvious) plot points to the character’s own psychological and emotional growth. Here are a few examples: Fracture: Our protagonist begins the film as a rising star in the Los Angeles legal community. He’s about to leave the D.A.’s office for a…