Colleen Thompson

Author Bio
A former teacher and prolific speaker on the craft of writing, award-winning romantic suspense author Colleen Thompson is the author of more than 30 novels and novellas, including those published by Harlequin, Montlake, Dorchester and Kensington. Twice nominated for the RITA award, Colleen’s books have appeared on the Waldenbooks, Barnes & Noble, Bookscan and Amazon overall bestseller lists. Her 2020 releases are Deadly Texas Summer in March and The Colton Fugitive, both from Harlequin Romantic Suspense. Visit Colleen online at

Workshop Description
By Hook or By Crook – In this interactive workshop, RITA-nominated, bestselling romantic suspense author Colleen Thompson discusses techniques and provides examples to help writers improve opening and closing hooks to snag readers’ attention and keep them turning the pages long past bedtime.