Last Thursday, during an interview I was giving, I was asked about new trends in our business. It is always so difficult to predict these but it does seem to me that there is definitely an increased interest in thrillers and mysteries lately.
Just look at the enormous success of GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn, IN THE WOODS by Tana French, Chelsea Cain’s HEART SICK and its sequels, and our own MURDER AS A FINE ART. What I’m looking for in this category is “fresh” and “new,” character driven material featuring strong writing and plenty of twists. Definitely not “old fashioned” as so many of the scripts I see are.
So, this is a call for that kind of fiction. I would be excited to consider what you have to offer, especially if you have already had success in the category even in the self-published arena.