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The technique of the mystery story

Carolyn Wells

The technique of the mystery story

by Carolyn Wells

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Carolyn Wells ; introd. by J. Berg Esenwein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3377.5.D4 W4 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 336 p. ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4714021M
    ISBN 100848229193
    LC Control Number78000102
    OCLC/WorldCa3627891

    In this detailed book, she teaches the history, types, principles, devices, plots, and structures of mystery writings. She gives advice to would-be authors of this genre, including ghost and riddle stories as well as detective and crime mysteries. This is virtually a crash course in creative writing of the mystery story. Mystery story, ages-old popular genre of tales dealing with the unknown as revealed through human or worldly dilemmas; it may be a narrative of horror and terror, a pseudoscientific fantasy, a crime-solving story, an account of diplomatic intrigue, an affair of codes and ciphers and secret societies, or any situation involving an and large, mystery stories may be divided .

    Bedtime story written by Murari Jha, translated by Alisha Berger Illustrated by Suvihha Mistry. OTHER CREDITS: The Bubble Mystery (English), translated by Alisha Berger, based on original story बुलबुलों का राज़ (Hindi), written by Murari Jha, illustrated by Suvidha Mistry, published by Room to Read (© Room to Read, ) under a CC BY license on Author: Storyweaver. The Technique of the Mystery Story, by Carolyn Wells (HTML at Gutenberg Australia) Filed under: Plots (Drama, novel, etc.) Plotto: A New Method of Plot Suggestion for Writers of Creative Fiction (Battle Creek, MI: Ellis Pub. Co., c) (multiple formats at ).

      When I was writing my novel The Bishop, I began with the goal of letting the entire story span only 52 hours. I thought that by packing everything into a tight time frame I would really make the story suspenseful. As I worked on the book, however, I realized that there was so much that needed to happen to build to the climax that if I kept to my hour time frame, events . How to Write a Mystery Story Where the Detective Dies. How to Write a Mystery Story. How to Write an Interesting Book. How to Describe the Setting in a Story. How to Write a Book. How to Write a Vignette. How to Begin Writing a Book. How to Write Introductions. How to Write an Obituary. How to Write a Paper.


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In this detailed book, she teaches the history, types, principles, devices, plots, and structures of mystery writings. This is virtually a miniature course in creative writing of the mystery story. Originally published inthis was the first full-length book in English about mystery and detective fiction.

This is virtually a miniature course in creative writing of the mystery story. Originally published inthis was the first full-length book in English about mystery and detective fiction.

Still valuable as an instruction manual after almost a century, its historical interest is as : Midwest Journal Press. When it came to the burgeoning field of mystery fiction, though, he wisely turned to a specialist, confining his own contribution to an introduction.

Thus came the first full-length volume, at least in English, about the detective-story genre, Carolyn Wells’s The Tech­nique of the Mystery Story.

A revised update appeared inbut the.Carolyn Wells was a prolific author of mystery novels. In this detailed book, she teaches the history, types, principles, devices, plots, and structures of mystery writings.

She gives advice to would-be authors of this genre, including ghost and riddle stories as well as detective and crime mysteries. The Technique of the Mystery Story. This book, The Technique of the Mystery Story, by Carolyn Wells, was written in and is now in the public domain. Chapter 1: The Eternal Curious Chapter 2: The Literature of Mystery Chapter 3: The History of Mystery Chapter 4: Ghost Stories Chapter 5: Riddle Stories Chapter 6: Stories Chapter 7: The Detective Chapter.