Any tips for a thriller story?

I’m starting a thriller story. And I’m a newbie. So some advice will really help me.


Cliffhangers :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

  • Advanced directing
  • Cliffhangers
  • Plan your story in advance
  • Learn how to code BEFORE starting your story
  • Time each chapter
  • Use IG to post sneak peaks
  • Digitally drawn covers usually attract the most readers
  • Wait until at least 3/4 of the chapters are finished before starting to publish


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Thank you!

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  • Advanced directing with a wow factor is highly recommended (a must in my case, but others may be different).
  • Plan twists and turns on every corner.
  • A thriller is called so because it makes the readers feel in suspense. Make every episode leave a chilling tune to it.
  • Please, understand the difference between horror and thriller (and mystery, as an extra)
  • A drama-romance story with a criminal LI is not a thriller :sob:
  • Know that Episode is very strict with their guidelines if you’re writing thriller. Don’t make overly graphic violence/drug use/other crimes if you don’t want your story to be removed (that includes realistic bleeding wounds, first person gun violence, detailed explanation/scene of murder, etc.)
  • Be original!

thanks! but can we show a knife without blood?


Yes. Knife with blood is also fine, but no open wounds to be safe :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

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ok thanks (:

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