Create Tough Guy Detectives and Femmes Fatales
The crime thriller first became popular in the 1930s and has been a best-selling genre ever since. Readers and viewers love stories about private investigators, police detectives, forensic pathologists, serial killers, gangsters, conmen and thieves.
To write a crime thriller you need to know the conventions of the genre – what elements people expect to find and what plot structure you should use. In this book you will find analyses and templates to write novels or screenplays featuring:
- Private Detectives
- Gangsters and Gun Molls
- Police Procedures & Forensic Investigation
- Serial Killers
- Undercover Cops
- Burglars & Thieves
- Confidence Tricksters
- Film Noir Romance
- Prisoners, Vigilantes & Enforcers
In these pages you will also learn the secrets of the buddy cop story and details about informants, interrogating suspects, surveillance & stake-outs, conducting missing person and murder investigations, and how to write a car chase.