Crime Writing for Beginners

I’m not a crime writer–yet. But I’m intrigued by the process. One of the reasons I’ve never seriously considered writing horror or crime is that my empathy level is far too high. I’m not sure thinking about such things for the length of time it takes to write a book would be good for my mental health.

head_brain_largeStill, I know it’s a tremendous skill to write such stories, and I have to admit, some of my favorite shows on TV include documentary detective shows such as Behind Mansion Walls and Snapped.

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And since I do enjoy reading great suspense, here’s a little help for those new to writing it:

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You can find more tips for crime writing at the above photo’s source: Crime Writing for Beginners

What’s your favorite genre to read or write?

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