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List of detective fiction authors

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This is a list of detective fiction authors. Many of these authors may also overlap with authors of .... See also[edit]. Detective fiction · List of crime writers · List of mystery wri...

Twenty rules for writing detective stories (1928) by S.S. Van Dine

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THE DETECTIVE story is a kind of intellectual game. It is more — it is a sporting event. And for the writing of detective stories there are very definite laws ...

Writing Detective or Mystery Stories - The Balance

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Jun 7, 2016 ... What is a detective or mystery story? How are detective stories different from true crime and other genres?

How to Write a Short Detective Story: 13 Steps - wikiHow

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Choose a time period for your detective story. It can be any time, any place, from Ancient Egypt to the future or it could go to any kind of imaginary planet in a new  ...

Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories By S.S. Van Dine

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For the writing of detective stories there are very definite laws--unwritten, perhaps , but none the less binding: and every respectable and self-respecting ...

Literary mysteries: The 20 rules for writing a detective novel ...

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Aug 4, 2015 ... In the 1920s, S.S. Van Dine put forth 20 rules about detective stories. He said no love interests, no supernatural elements and no crazy twists.

detective story | narrative genre | Britannica.com

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The introduction of the mass-produced paperback book in the late 1930s made detective-story writers wealthy, among them the Americans Erle Stanley Gardner,  ...

Write A Detective Novel / So You Want To - TV Tropes

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A page for describing SoYouWantTo: Write A Detective Novel. It was a cold, dark night, and a roaring fire was merrily crackling to itself in the grate as I …

How To Create A Brilliant Detective - Writers' Village

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Mar 28, 2013 ... Eva has made a special study of that most alluring, yet most difficult, of genres - the detective story. Anyone can write a whoddunit but how do ...

The Writer's Toolbox - Tips From the Masters - Gotham Writers ...

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Items 1 - 8 of 21 ... Knox was also a Catholic priest, which is perhaps why he was tempted to write a 10 Commandments of detective fiction. If you write such stories, ...

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How to Write a Detective Story - The American Chesterton Society

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Let it be understood that I write this article as one wholly conscious that he has failed to write a detective story. But I have failed a good many times. My authority  ...

Stories That Kill. 7 Tips for Writing Crime | The Creative Penn

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Jan 17, 2014 ... If you want to write a crime novel, you'd better be ready to pick a fight. .... to help them escape through the medium of a form of detective story.

Raymond Chandler's Ten Commandments for Writing a Detective ...

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Feb 25, 2014 ... Below are his ten commandments for writing a detective novel: 1) It must be credibly motivated, both as to the original situation and the ...