Anonymous asked: I’m doing crime fiction in school and have to write a short story, but I’ve never written crime before and I don’t really know how. Do you have any tips? Maybe something on writing action scenes, creating suspense, and leaving clues? Thanks for any help you can give me!
Crime fiction is most definitely one of my favorite genres to read, so I’m so happy that you’ve given me the chance to look these things up!
- Writing Action Scenes
- How Do I Write Better Action Scenes?
- Writing the Action Scene
- 10 Tips for Writing Good Action Scenes
- Punch Up Your Fight Scenes: Three Techniques To Knock Readers Out
- Writing Tense Action Scenes
- Ten Tips for Building Suspense in a Novel
- Foreshadowing and Suspense
- How to Keep Them Reading
- 9 Trick to Writing Suspense Fiction
- 5 Simple Steps on Creating Suspense in Fiction
- Don’t Drop Clues; Place Them Carefully
- Effectively Leaving Clues in Mystery Stories
- False Clues and “Red Herrings”
- Writing Crime and Suspense Fiction
- Crime Fiction Writing: Ten Clichés to Avoid
- Tips for Writing Crime Fiction and Thrillers (I would focus on tips 1-7)
I hope these links can help you. If you have any further questions, let me know!
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On May 2, 1964 Charles Eddie Moore and Henry Hezekiah Dee were kidnapped and murdered by the KKK in Meadville, MS. Their bodies were found in July of that year during a search for civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney but no legal action was taken at that time. In 2004 Canadian filmmaker David Ridgen discovered a film clip of the bodies being recovered which led to the arrest and conviction of the murderer.
this couldnt explain it better