The Study of Micro-Tension

Tension on every page

http://victoriamixon.com/2010/06/05/tension-on-every-pagethe-donald-maass-lisa-rector-interview/ The dynamic duo, except there is no Batman or Robin. Think Superman and Wonder Woman.

http://writerunboxed.com/2010/06/02/invisible-tension/ Donald Maass talks about Micro-Tension on Writer Unboxed.

http://writerunboxed.com/2007/12/07/interview-donald-maass-part-2/ An interview with Donald Maas on Writer Unboxed – Tension on every page.

http://www.lindasclare.com/2013/07/easy-ways-to-write-microtension.html  Linda Clare talks about Micro-Tension from Donald’s book Writing 21st Century Fiction

http://writerunboxed.com/2014/10/20/deconstructing-micro-tension/ by Jan O’hara

http://www.livewritethrive.com/2014/10/08/infusing-microtension-in-your-novel/   Infusing Micro-tension in your Novel – from the site of C.S. Lakin, Live Write Thrive

Books by Donald Maass

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4 thoughts on “The Study of Micro-Tension”

  1. It ate my first attempt. Let’s try again:

    I thought you were going to list a new source – only to find that you’re pointing back to Maass’ book. Phew. I thought I’d have to read a new book.

    It has been become part of my ‘process’ to go through the 14 areas for tension that he lists – and ask myself, for each scene, whether I’m missing any opportunities to turn up the heat. I always get new ideas.

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