Aug 4 • 37M

Passage: Hank Phillippi Ryan on The House Guest

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Hank Phillippi Ryan discusses the first pages of her latest novel, The House Guest, the all important “save the cat” moment, ensuring that her readers are able to “imagine the film” of her scenes through sensory details and getting them to ask the right questions, including the pivotal “What happens next?”

Ryan’s first pages can be found here.

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Hank Phillippi Ryan is the USA Today bestselling author of fourteen award-winning novels of suspense. National reviews have called her a "master at crafting suspenseful mysteries" and "a superb and gifted storyteller." Her newest novel,THE HOUSE GUEST, received a starred review from LIbrary Journal, calling it "Binge-worhty." She blogs at Jungle Red Writers and Career Authors. She is a co-host at FIRST CHAPTER FUN and a founder and co-host of THE BACK ROOM, and the host of A Crime Time on A Mighty Blaze. She lives in Boston with her husband, a nationally renowned civil rights and criminal defense attorney. Her next book, ONE WRONG WORD, comes out in February.

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