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The Resource Crime and Thriller Writing : a Writers' & Artists' Companion, Michelle Spring, Laurie R. King

Crime and Thriller Writing : a Writers' & Artists' Companion, Michelle Spring, Laurie R. King

Label
Crime and Thriller Writing : a Writers' & Artists' Companion
Title
Crime and Thriller Writing
Title remainder
a Writers' & Artists' Companion
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Spring, Laurie R. King
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spring, Michelle
Dewey number
808.3/872
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN3377.5.C75
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
King, Laurie R.
Series statement
Writers' and Artists' Companions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crime writing
  • Creative writing
  • Authorship
  • Literary studies: general
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Literary Criticism
  • Creative writing & creative writing guides
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • Authorship
  • Crime writing
Label
Crime and Thriller Writing : a Writers' & Artists' Companion, Michelle Spring, Laurie R. King
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface to series by Carole Angier and Sally Cline; Introduction by Michelle Spring and Laurie R. King; Notes on format and terminology; Part 1: On a life of crime; Reflections I, Michelle Spring: Thoughts about crime; 1. â#x80;#x98;I always knew I wanted to be a writerâ#x80;#x99;; 2. Reasons to write a crime novel; 3. The shadow of violence; 4. Just when you thought it was safe to come out of the water â#x80;Œ; 5. Psychopaths and everyday killers; 6. The grim reaper; Reflections II, Laurie R. King: A life of crime (fiction); Mysteries, greater and lesser; Making a crime writer
  • The mystery of the mysteryStill just writing haiku?; Writing as an active verb; A community of stories; Ways of writing; Michelle Spring: The Orderly School of Writing; Laurie R. King: The Organic Way; Trust and the Organic system; The world of crime; The roots of the matter: a history of crime fiction, by Laurie; What is crime?; The crime spectrum, gentle to thriller; Getting ready; Reading like a writer; Ideas; Write what you really know, by Laurie; Where do you get your ideas? by Michelle; Harvesting ideas; Testing your ideas; Getting rid of ideas, by Laurie; Early decisions
  • Point of view, by LaurieSetting, by Michelle; Period, by Laurie; Series or standalone?; â#x80;#x98;Sub-plotsâ#x80;#x99;, â#x80;#x98;themesâ#x80;#x99;, and â#x80;#x98;authorâ#x80;#x99;s voiceâ#x80;#x99;; Plotting: how (and when) to do it; The Organic approach; The Orderly approach, by Michelle; Middle ground: the Orderly Organics; Research; What you need to know in order to write, by Michelle; Research in stages, by Laurie; A sense of place, by Michelle; A sense of place, by Laurie; Library vs Internet, by Laurie; The expert, by Laurie; Taking control of your research; Part 2: Tips and tales â#x80;#x93; guest contributors
  • Mark Billingham: How to create suspenseS. J. Bolton: Contemporary crime in the Gothic tradition; Alafair Burke: Watching the world with empathy; Lee Child: The evolutionary purpose of the thriller; N.J. Cooper: Creating criminal characters; Meg Gardiner: Why write thrillers?; Tess Gerritsen: A tense situation; Sophie Hannah: In defence of the puzzle; Jim Kelly: A modern key to the locked room mystery; Laura Lippman: Getting ideas; Gayle Lynds: Fascinate me; Alex McBride: Using real evidence; Val McDermid: Series or standalone?; Dreda Say Mitchell: The city as a setting
  • Sara Paretsky: Why are we writing?Jill Paton Walsh: The authorâ#x80;#x99;s voices; George Pelecanos: One book, one teacher; Ian Rankin: The accidental crime writer; Peter Robinson: How to deal with exposition; S.J. Rozan: Categorisation and its discontents; Guy Saville: Thrillers that sell; Yrsa SigurðardÃ3ttir: Location, location, location; Dana Stabenow: Those â#x80;#x98;Eureka!â#x80;#x99; moments; Andrew Taylor: Creating a good plot; Charles Todd: A look at settings; Laura Wilson: Crime fiction set in the recent past; Part 3: Write on: Getting your story across; The tools of writing
Control code
1012131944
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472529657
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781472529657
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1012131944
Label
Crime and Thriller Writing : a Writers' & Artists' Companion, Michelle Spring, Laurie R. King
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface to series by Carole Angier and Sally Cline; Introduction by Michelle Spring and Laurie R. King; Notes on format and terminology; Part 1: On a life of crime; Reflections I, Michelle Spring: Thoughts about crime; 1. â#x80;#x98;I always knew I wanted to be a writerâ#x80;#x99;; 2. Reasons to write a crime novel; 3. The shadow of violence; 4. Just when you thought it was safe to come out of the water â#x80;Œ; 5. Psychopaths and everyday killers; 6. The grim reaper; Reflections II, Laurie R. King: A life of crime (fiction); Mysteries, greater and lesser; Making a crime writer
  • The mystery of the mysteryStill just writing haiku?; Writing as an active verb; A community of stories; Ways of writing; Michelle Spring: The Orderly School of Writing; Laurie R. King: The Organic Way; Trust and the Organic system; The world of crime; The roots of the matter: a history of crime fiction, by Laurie; What is crime?; The crime spectrum, gentle to thriller; Getting ready; Reading like a writer; Ideas; Write what you really know, by Laurie; Where do you get your ideas? by Michelle; Harvesting ideas; Testing your ideas; Getting rid of ideas, by Laurie; Early decisions
  • Point of view, by LaurieSetting, by Michelle; Period, by Laurie; Series or standalone?; â#x80;#x98;Sub-plotsâ#x80;#x99;, â#x80;#x98;themesâ#x80;#x99;, and â#x80;#x98;authorâ#x80;#x99;s voiceâ#x80;#x99;; Plotting: how (and when) to do it; The Organic approach; The Orderly approach, by Michelle; Middle ground: the Orderly Organics; Research; What you need to know in order to write, by Michelle; Research in stages, by Laurie; A sense of place, by Michelle; A sense of place, by Laurie; Library vs Internet, by Laurie; The expert, by Laurie; Taking control of your research; Part 2: Tips and tales â#x80;#x93; guest contributors
  • Mark Billingham: How to create suspenseS. J. Bolton: Contemporary crime in the Gothic tradition; Alafair Burke: Watching the world with empathy; Lee Child: The evolutionary purpose of the thriller; N.J. Cooper: Creating criminal characters; Meg Gardiner: Why write thrillers?; Tess Gerritsen: A tense situation; Sophie Hannah: In defence of the puzzle; Jim Kelly: A modern key to the locked room mystery; Laura Lippman: Getting ideas; Gayle Lynds: Fascinate me; Alex McBride: Using real evidence; Val McDermid: Series or standalone?; Dreda Say Mitchell: The city as a setting
  • Sara Paretsky: Why are we writing?Jill Paton Walsh: The authorâ#x80;#x99;s voices; George Pelecanos: One book, one teacher; Ian Rankin: The accidental crime writer; Peter Robinson: How to deal with exposition; S.J. Rozan: Categorisation and its discontents; Guy Saville: Thrillers that sell; Yrsa SigurðardÃ3ttir: Location, location, location; Dana Stabenow: Those â#x80;#x98;Eureka!â#x80;#x99; moments; Andrew Taylor: Creating a good plot; Charles Todd: A look at settings; Laura Wilson: Crime fiction set in the recent past; Part 3: Write on: Getting your story across; The tools of writing
Control code
1012131944
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472529657
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781472529657
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1012131944

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