Sleuth : Gail Bowen on writing mysteries.

"A smart, practical, and often funny guide for those who aspire to write mysteries, Sleuth reveals the secrets of the genre by a bestselling and award-winning author. Gail Bowen shows how to map out a plot, plant page-turning clues, develop fully rounded characters, and create a crime scene. Sh...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Bowen, Gail, 1942- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Regina, Saskatchewan : University of Regina Press, 2018.
Series:Writers on writing (Regina, Sask.)
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Summary:"A smart, practical, and often funny guide for those who aspire to write mysteries, Sleuth reveals the secrets of the genre by a bestselling and award-winning author. Gail Bowen shows how to map out a plot, plant page-turning clues, develop fully rounded characters, and create a crime scene. She also looks at the power of story to communicate truths about the human condition. Digging into the works of Agatha Christie, Ruth Rendell, Ian Rankin, Louise Penny, and a score of others, Bowen explores how the best mystery writers keep readers up at night."-- Provided by publisher.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780889775251
0889775257
9780889775268
0889775265
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