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The Resource The Elements of Mystery Fiction

The Elements of Mystery Fiction

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The Elements of Mystery Fiction
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The Elements of Mystery Fiction
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Summary
The Elements of Mystery Fiction: Writing the Modern Whodunit has guided and inspired mystery writers—veterans as well as beginners—for nearly a decade. Here William G. Tapply, with more than 20 popular mystery and suspense novels under his belt, isolates the crucial "elements" of the mystery novels that publishers want to publish and readers want to read: original plots, clever clues, sympathetic sleuths, memorable villains, multi-dimensional supporting characters, true-to-life settings, sharp narrative hooks, and, of course, smooth writing. In clear, readable prose using examples from many of our best contemporary mystery novelists, Tapply shows how the writer can create the pieces and fit them together to make a story you can't put down.This new expanded edition of Elements contains original chapters by some of our best contemporary writers and most prominent personalities in the publishing world discussing writing and business issues that are vital to mystery writers in the 21st century
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Tapply, William G
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dictionaries
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  • Language Arts
  • Nonfiction
Label
The Elements of Mystery Fiction
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9781615952120
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optical disk
Label
The Elements of Mystery Fiction
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c47115d0-2f93-4bec-ab87-38a43e91162e
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781615952120
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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