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How To Write A YA Thriller

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7th May 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm


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PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with government guidance, all W&A events are cancelled for the foreseeable future. If you have reserved your place at any of our events, please look out for an email from a member of the W&A team.


Are you writing a YA Thriller, but worried whether your plot is doing enough to keep readers hooked? Do you have enough unanswered questions, clues and surprise twists, to keep your readers guessing until the final page? 

This one-off evening masterclass with Holly Jackson will give you the tools you need to plan and craft a successful story that will keep your readers on edge.

Over the course of the evening, Holly will help you to piece together the essential elements your YA Thriller needs. From tightening your plot to ensuring the clues of your story are dripped in at a perfect pace; shaping your story structure and making sure your characters are well-rounded and their story arcs believable, you'll leave this masterclass with the Good Writer's Guide to Thrillers! 

Refreshments will be provided and Holly's books will be available to purchase.

Speaker Profile

Holly Jackson is the bestselling author of A Good Girl's Guide to Murder - the critically-acclaimed no.1 debut of 2019. She lives in London and aside from reading and writing, she enjoys playing video games and watching true crime documentaries so she can pretend to be a detective. Good Girl, Bad Blood is the thrilling sequel to A Good Girl's Guide to Murder. You can follow Holly @HoJay92.

Event Details 

The event will be held at Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP. Doors will open at 6pm, with drinks provided upon arrival. Drinks will start at 6pm and your workshop with Holly begins at 6.30pm prompt, finishing at 8.30pm.

Booking & Payment

The price for this event is £25, including refreshments upon arrival.

Bookings can be made by either clicking on the 'Book' buttons at the top and bottom of this page, or by calling 0207 631 5985.

Price inclusive of standard VAT.


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