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Thomas Emson

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Thomas Emson is a British horror author. He has written eight novels, all published by Snowbooks in the UK. They include Maneater, Skarlet, and Zombie Brittanica. His Jack The Ripper novel Pariah was published by Tantor Media in the U.S.
His collection of stories The Trees And Other Stories was published on Kindle and CreateSpace. He has also written How To Write A Novel In 6 Months, a how-to guide for would-be novelists, which is available on Amazon.
He is represented by Mariam Keen at the Whispering Buffalo Literary Agency.

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Hello friends, readers, reviewers, writers, vampires, demons, ghosts…

First, I should say happy new year. We’re well into it now, but this is my first email of 2020. Hope it’s going well for you so far. And if it’s not, I hope it gets better.

Volume 3 of The Prophet Wars, my young adult dystopian thriller (it’s “gripping,” according to reviewiers) will be published on February 28. It’s titled “Batt

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“She smelled him. The blood was rushing through his veins. She could sniff out the heat in his body. His odour saturated her nostrils and filled her lungs.”
Thomas Emson, Maneater

“Mamet says you should ask three questions when constructing a scene: Who wants what? What happens if they don’t get it? Why now?”
Thomas Emson, How To Write A Novel In 6 Months

“three questions Sellotaped to my laptop and I consider them when I am writing a scene. Every character must have a “simple, straightfoward, pressing need which impels him or her to show up in the scene,” Mamet says. Of course, he is advising screenwriters here. But we, as novelists, can also benefit from his counsel.”
Thomas Emson, How To Write A Novel In 6 Months

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