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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 ...

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  ...

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 ...

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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Apr 20, 2014 ... Episode 1: Writing Detective Fiction. One Fictitious Moment ... My next story is of a FBI Analyst team tracking a serial Arsonist.. Read more.

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 …

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

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Aug 4, 2015 ... In 1928, Van Dine put forth a set of 20 rules, saying, "for the writing of detective stories there are very definite laws — unwritten, perhaps, but ...

How to write the perfect crime story | Children's books | The Guardian

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Aug 31, 2014 ... If you want to know about police procedure, speak to a detective at your local station. ... To write a crime novel, of course, you need a crime.

How to write... Crime Fiction - Telegraph

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Sep 10, 2009 ... Detective novels and thrillers account for more than 30 per cent of the total books market, which makes crime the nation's favourite genre, writes ...

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How to Write a Short Detective Story: 13 Steps

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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 ...

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

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Jan 17, 2014 ... Writing crime is definitely a different kind of beast, as I found out when writing " Desecration" last year. Murder mystery takes intricate plotting, ...