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Modus Operandi: A Writer's Guide To How Criminals Work
     

Modus Operandi: A Writer's Guide To How Criminals Work

by Mauro V. Corvasce, Joseph R. Paglino
 

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Detectives Corvasce and Paglino provide writers with the facts they need to give thier mystery and detective novels necessary grit and authenticity. Writers will learn how criminals carry out murder, arson, smuggling, armed robbery, safecracking, and more.

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Detectives Corvasce and Paglino provide writers with the facts they need to give thier mystery and detective novels necessary grit and authenticity. Writers will learn how criminals carry out murder, arson, smuggling, armed robbery, safecracking, and more.

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You can't have a mystery without a criminal of some sort, and in order to create a realistic bad guy you need to understand how he or she will work and think. Modus Operandi: A Writer's Guide to How Criminals Work tells you everything you need to know about murderers, arsonists, thieves, smugglers, and even prostitutes. Whether you're creating an embezzling accountant or a serial killer, this book can provide you with all the details you need to make your villain leap off the page into reality. While you're at it, get a peek into the criminal mind with Malicious Intent: A Writer's Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminals Think and learn how to create memorable villains.

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ISBN-13:
9781582971377
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

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