Writing the First Person Detective Novel: The I's Have It!

Writing the First Person Detective Novel: The I's Have It!

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by Brendan DuBois
     
 

"Lewis Cole, a retired 'research analyst' for the U.S. Department of Defense, is trying to live a peaceful life in the small resort town of Tyler, New Hampshire. If only mysteries would stop landing on his doorstep." --- Booklist

"Crime fiction is filled to the brim with first-person narrators; Lewis Cole has a voice to die for." --- Booklist

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"Lewis Cole, a retired 'research analyst' for the U.S. Department of Defense, is trying to live a peaceful life in the small resort town of Tyler, New Hampshire. If only mysteries would stop landing on his doorstep." --- Booklist

"Crime fiction is filled to the brim with first-person narrators; Lewis Cole has a voice to die for." --- Booklist

Product Description:

From award-winning mystery author Brendan DuBois comes this handy and easy-to-follow guide on how *you* can write a first-person detective novel. Author of the Lewis Cole series, DuBois takes you step by step on how to develop your characters, how to choose his or her line of work, and even determine where your characters should reside.

Before worrying about crime and intrigue, beginning authors need to solve the biggest mystery of all: who is their hero, their narrator, their detective?

Portions of this article first appeared in The Writer magazine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013208407
Publisher:
Brendan DuBois
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
862,618
File size:
0 MB

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