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Anonymous asked: I’m doing crime fiction in school and have to write a short story, but I’ve never written crime before and I don’t really know how. Do you have any tips? Maybe something on writing action scenes, creating suspense, and leaving clues? Thanks for any help you can give me!
Crime fiction is most definitely one of my favorite genres to read, so I’m so happy that you’ve given me the chance to look these things up!
- Writing Action Scenes
- How Do I Write Better Action Scenes?
- Writing the Action Scene
- 10 Tips for Writing Good Action Scenes
- Punch Up Your Fight Scenes: Three Techniques To Knock Readers Out
- Writing Tense Action Scenes
- Ten Tips for Building Suspense in a Novel
- Foreshadowing and Suspense
- How to Keep Them Reading
- 9 Trick to Writing Suspense Fiction
- 5 Simple Steps on Creating Suspense in Fiction
- Don’t Drop Clues; Place Them Carefully
- Effectively Leaving Clues in Mystery Stories
- False Clues and “Red Herrings”
- Writing Crime and Suspense Fiction
- Crime Fiction Writing: Ten Clichés to Avoid
- Tips for Writing Crime Fiction and Thrillers (I would focus on tips 1-7)
I hope these links can help you. If you have any further questions, let me know!
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How to play characters
A quick how to guide on how to play every type of character you may come across
- How to play a male character: Play a character just as you would any other character. Keep in mind that he has a penis and/or identifies as a man.
- How to play a female character: Play a character just as you would any other character. Keep in mind that she has a vagina and/or identifies as a woman.
- How to play a homosexual character: Play a character just as you would any other character. They are interested in the same sex.
- How to play a straight character: Play a character just as you would any other character. They are interested in people of the opposite sex.
Characters are people. They each have their own personality, life, history, desires, wants, needs, thoughts, and feelings. Play any character as what they are. If there’s something that makes them different, that will not change the entire method on how to play them. Just play them. Feelings thoughts and wants are a universal thing no matter what and who you are playing.