Writing Crime & Suspense Fiction and Getting Published

Writing Crime & Suspense Fiction and Getting Published

Book - 1996
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"What makes a good crime story and how do I write one?" Teach Yourself Crime Fiction answers these questions for aspiring writers. It analyzes the elements of crime fiction, including classic detective fiction, comic crime fiction, the feminist sleuth, and more. And it leads readers through the process of crafting a piece, showing them how to recognize a good idea for a novel, set a scene, shape characters, develop a plot, research background, use literary techniques and maintain a style, and dig out when they get stuck. It also includes advice on how to sell a novel.
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton ; Lincolnwood, Ill. : NTC Pub. Group, 1996.
ISBN: 9780844231051
0844231053
Branch Call Number: 808.3872
Characteristics: x, 164 p. ; 20 cm.

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