Psychological thrillers are hot right now.
You’ve seen the titles turned into movies. You’ve probably read and watched plenty yourself.
It’s not just the suspense that pulls you in.
Yes, you know something bad is threatening the protagonist, but a big part of the draw is what you get to see going on in the characters’ heads.
You love this genre so much, you want to write your own. But for starters, you need to know the elements of a psychological thriller.
Let’s start by getting clear on what it is — and isn’t.