If you’re writing about a teenage protagonist in a thriller genre, have a look at what Emma Haughton has to say on the subject.
We particular love this gem of advice: “…from the very first sentence, your reader must want to know what happens next. And having piqued their interest, whatever does happen must contain [plenty of] conflict. A thriller should make you curious, draw you into a web of intrigue – and then surprise you.”
YA Thriller writer Emma Haughton shares her knowledge on the genre and gives advice on how best to grip your readers.
Source: Advice on Writing a YA Thriller