3 ways to reduce word count and write a leaner thriller – by Louise Harnby…

Here are three clutter checks you can carry out on your novel. Reviewing, and editing where appropriate, will help keep your crime fiction, thriller or mystery writing tight and engaging.

In this post …

In this post, I look at the following ways of decluttering prose in commercial fiction:

  • Clutter check #1: Reviewing filter words
  • Clutter check #2: Reviewing speech tags
  • Clutter check #3: Reviewing action beats

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