How to use beats in crime fiction and thrillers – by Louise Harnby…

Find out how to balance the scenes in a crime novel or thriller by using different types of beats that help readers understand the fictional world they’re immersed in. There’s a free sample scene analysis too!

What’s in this post?

  • Emotion beats: for sensibility
  • Action beats: for movement
  • Inaction beats: for breathing space
  • Description beats: for stability
  • Dialogue beats: for expression
  • Why mixing up beats makes scenes more interesting
  • How to analyse a scene for beat balance
  • Download a FREE sample analysis

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