How to Write a Suspense Story


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Suspense is defined as:

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1. Plot is defined as:

2. Which example below is NOT using the concept of show, not tell?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you see how much you know about the steps involved in writing a suspense story. For the quiz, you need to know terms like plot and suspense.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your understanding of:

  • Examples of the concept of show, not tell
  • The importance of figurative language in a suspense story
  • The definition of 'plot' and 'suspense'

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about tips when writing the plot of a suspense story
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as plot and suspense
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on composing a suspense story

Additional Learning

How to Write a Suspense Story is a lesson you can use to review more about this type of writing. Some topics the lesson covers include:

  • Examples of imagery
  • Characteristics of figurative language
  • How a suspense story should be set up
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