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Ever wonder what it’s like to be a thriller author? From the writing choices we make to the novels that inspire us, from built-in industry prejudices to insider stories of unsung generosity, you’ll find a literary feast of essays and articles by our members that probes the exciting, constantly changing world of thrillers.

Steve Berry: The International Thriller Lives Again

Peter Blauner: The Big Bang

David Dun: Character, Genre, and Other Incidentals in the Thriller Art

Brian Garfield: Ten Rules for Suspense Fiction

Raelynn Hillhouse: Why America Loves Thrillers

Gregg Hurwitz: As Much Fun To Write As To Read

Eric Van Lustbader: Where Thrillers and Fantasy Meet: On the Far Side of the World

Gayle Lynds: The Era of the Spy

Katherine Neville: How To Be Unique … Again

Allan Topol: Mixing Fact with Fiction

Christopher Rice: The Same Dame