Writing

10 Tips for Amplifying Suspense in Your Writing

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 16, 2021 • 4 min read

A bad guy closing in… a killer lurking around a corner… a race against a ticking clock. As you learn how to write suspense, you will quickly learn there are many tricks, tropes, and literary devices you can use to ramp up the feeling of tension and anticipation in your readers.