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The Hidden Gems Author Podcast

Episode 92 – Licence to Thrill: How To Structure Satisfying Thrillers and Mysteries

Hosted by: Craig Tuch and Roland Hulme with special guest Raymond Benson

From the intriguing mysteries of Agatha Christie to the heart-pounding thrills of Lee Child’s novels, there’s no doubt that readers have an insatiable appetite for well-structured, satisfying page-turners. But have you ever wondered what it takes to craft one? That’s the question Craig and Roland pose to this week’s guest, award-winning author of over 40 thriller and mystery novels, Raymond Benson.

While Raymond is most renowned for his officially-licensed James Bond continuation novels, he has also earned a well-deserved reputation for crafting beautifully-crafted stories that are not just satisfying but utterly addictive. In today’s episode, Raymond shares his invaluable strategies and techniques for planning and executing writing projects efficiently and effectively, ensuring they consistently meet and exceed reader expectations.

For authors who take their writing seriously and want to learn about structure from a respected craftsman, this episode is essential listening.

Raymond Benson

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